If you are a history buff, there is no better vacation destination than Washington DC! The city’s rich history and culture promises something that will interest everyone, so people of all ages can enjoy vacationing in the nation’s capitol. If you are interested in learning more about the Civil War while you are on vacation, you will love the Political Cartoons of the Civil War and their Role in Shaping History event and exhibit at the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater, located in the Newseum. At this exhibit, you will get an opportunity to view both Union and Confederate political cartoons. The event will be moderated by Harold Holzer and other Civil War historians from across the country on January 6.
While you are vacationing in Washington D.C., get a unique view of the capitol’s beloved landmarks at night by taking the DC After Dark Tour. Your entire family will love seeing our capitol’s most famous attractions like the Lincoln Memorial and the Korean War Memorial lit with spotlights. This bus tour has several stops for walking and photo opportunities. Be sure to bring your camera because you will want to remember these views of the Whitehouse, the US Capitol building, and the Library of Congress for years to come.
For those who are interested in the fascinating mystery associated with espionage, you will love the Spy City Tour and International Spy Museum! You will participate in your own mission during the 2 ½ hour tour, and you will become an insider on incredible secrets about the most famous Washington, D.C. espionage missions. This tour is hosted by former high-level intelligence offers and is appropriate for children, so the entire family can enjoy this incredible attraction!