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Shortcut to Europe: European Embassies Open House May 2017

Shortcut to Europe:  European Embassies Open House May 2017

According to the European Union The Delegation of the European Union to the United States and the Embassies of 28 EU Member States to the United States will open their doors to the Washington public during the EU Embassies’ Open House Day. This annual event is the highlight of the Washington spring calendar and will be […]

Beautiful Japanese Cherry Blossom Trees along the Tidal Basin

Beautiful Japanese Cherry Blossom Trees along the Tidal Basin

Every year millions of visitors flock to Washington, D.C. to partake in the annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C. that celebrates the friendship between the United States and Japan. The beautiful Japanese Cherry Blossoms are in full-bloom in Washington, D.C. Many thought they would not make it because of ice, snow and wind during […]

Washington DC Chinese New Year Parade 2017

Washington DC Chinese New Year Parade 2017

The 2017 Chinese New Year parade will take place in Washington, D.C.’s Chinatown. The parade will be filled with beautiful music, colorful dragons, martial arts demonstrations and more. Location:  H Street NW, Washington, D.C. between 6th and 8th Streets Date:  Sunday, January 29, 2017, 2 – 4:30 p.m. Time:  2pm – 5pm (firecracker will be […]

Jefferson Memorial

Jefferson Memorial

I have been visiting the Tidal Basin (forever known as Hains Point to me) since I was a little girl. For the sake of those that know Hains Point as the Tidal Basin, I will refer to this my beloved Hains Point as the Tidal Basin as not to confuse anyone. Anyhoo back to the […]

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

Like many of the memorials in D.C. if you do not know where to look they are over looked. The memorial is located between the Jefferson and Martin Luther King, Jr. memorials along the waterfront (Tidal Basin). For the DMV Staycationers (and history buffs) – –  The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial is an 800-acre memorial […]

Free performances at the Kennedy Center

Free performances at the Kennedy Center

The Millenium Stage, at the world-renowned Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., brings you free performances every day.  No tickets are required. Performances start at 6:00 p.m. eastern standard time, unless otherwise noted. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is located at 2700 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20566. Schedule List of upcoming Millennium Stage performances. […]

FREE STUFF: Youth admitted to the Newseum for FREE till Sept 1

FREE STUFF:  Youth admitted to the Newseum for FREE till Sept 1

The Newseum located in Washington, D.C., is waiving its admittance fee to visitors that are 18 years or younger through September 1, 2014. This offer is called the “Family Fun Deal” and is good for up to 10 free youth admissions with each paid adult ticket. The tickets are valid for two consecutive days. The Newseum is located […]

The Smithsonian National Zoo is open daily and admission is free

The Smithsonian National Zoo is open daily and admission is free

Located in the heart of the nation’s capital, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo is a great place for families, corporations and organizations to spend the day. Make sure you wear comfortable clothing and shoes, because there is a lot of walking involved to get from exhibit to exhibit. Admission is free. Wheelchairs and strollers are available. The Smithsonian National […]