The National Zoo

The National Zoo in Washington, DC is worth a stop if you are spending a few days in the nation's capitol. One of the best things about the zoo is that it is free since it is part of the Smithsonian. We had a ton of fun at the National Zoo…

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Washington, DC Temple Visitor Center

One of the best stops we made in Washington, DC was the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints temple visitor center. Surprisingly, the visitor center was open 7 days a week from 10 am to 9 pm. Though the temple was closed for renovation during our visit in 2018,…

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National Gallery of Art

One of our favorite stops in Washington, DC was the National Gallery of Art. Though you could walk around in the gallery for weeks, we spent about an hour exploring some of our favorite artists. There are two buildings in the National Gallery, the east and the west. The east is primarily…

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United States Supreme Court Building

One of the things to see on your trip to Washington, DC is the Supreme Court Building. Located at the far east end of the National Mall across from the Capitol building, the Supreme Court is open to visitors. Tours start on either side of the stairs and you can actually…

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Shenandoah National Park

We visited Shenandoah National Park in Virginia on a recent trip to Washington, DC. Having lived out west all of our lives, we were surprised by some of the history of this park, but we still found it very beautiful, particularly during the Fall. History of Shenandoah After the creation of…

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