DC Travel Blog

Holiday Things to Do in Washington, DC

Smithsonian’s National Zoo holidays

The Tree The National Christmas Tree will be lit on December 1 and open to the public December 2 through January 1. You can visit the tree during daytime hours but it will be lit from 4:30 to 10 PM: … Continue reading

10 (Almost) Free things to Do in DC

Tree full of flowers with Jefferson Memorial in background

-From Washington.Org 1.Visit the National Geographic Museum and travel around the world. View engrossing exhibitions that highlight the diversity of international cultures and natural wonders. Adult admission is $8; for kids 5-12, it’s $4. 2.  See a play. Take advantage … Continue reading

What you need to see while in DC

Closeup of Lincoln at the Lincoln Memorial

              1.) Smithsonian Museums on the National Mall This should most definitely be your first stop when you get into town. There are tons of Smithsonian Institutes with history just waiting for you to … Continue reading

National Zoo’s twin pandas are born at the zoo!

Two panda bear twin cubs snuggled on blanket

Book your room now so you can visit the baby pandas at the Smithsonian National Zoo. National Zoo panda Mei Xiang gave birth Saturday afternoon to twin cubs just days after zoo officials confirmed she was pregnant. A few hours … Continue reading