- By lisa
- On Feb 12, 2018
- North America
- Travel Tips
We talk about the things to Do in Washington DC in this paper, Washington DC tour bring you into the big city. Things get rather hot and humid in Washington, D.C., at this time of year, which makes it a perfect time to get out of the city. Even if you only have one day to spare, there are many worthy destinations nearby, and we’ve whittled it down to three favorites, plus what to do and where to eat while you’re visiting them.
Do & See in Washington DC
Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum (approx. 60 mins)
This famous military history museum on Manhattan's West Side is inside the now-defunct World War II aircraft carrier, the USS Intrepid. Exhibits include real military aircraft as well as recreations of military life aboard the ship.
Approx. 50 mins to One World Observatory (over-viewing Manhattan and Empire State Building) and Oculus.
Wall Street, Trinity Church, Charging Bull
Approx. 40 mins at Wall Street, Trinity Church, and Charging Bull.
It is an eight-block-long street in New York City's Financial District has become synonymous with American financial enterprises. It is also the home of the New York Stock Exchange.
Independence National Historical Park (approx. 45mins)
This National Historical Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania serves as a way of preserving important Revolutionary War sites for future generations. Called "America's most historic square mile", this 55-acre historic park hosts the Congress Hall and Independence Hall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and origin of the "Declaration of Independence" and "Constitution".
National Air and Space Museum (approx. 40 mins)
One of the Smithsonian Institute's museums in Washington, DC, the National Air and Space Museum chronicles the history of flight. From the Wright Brother to Buzz Aldrin, the exhibits at this museum explore all of humanity's air travels.