Right outside of Washington DC in Chantilly, Virginia, over 250 craftsmen and artists will be promoting a vast variety of their works in the Sugarloaf Crafts Festival. Receiving national acclaim, the festival will take place on January 28 – 30 and give spectators a chance to browse through colorful pottery, intricate sculptures, shining glass and all kinds of home decoration. Along with admiring the artisanship at each booth, visitors who attend will also receive the chance to participate in interactive demonstrations of wheel pottery, metal spinning and wood turning. To attend this artistic event, you’ll want to make sure you book your DC hotel early on for reservations.
There are several other opportunities you’ll want to try out while you’re in Washington DC as well, including Tyson’s Corner Shopping Tours, which provide four shopping options for city visitors to choose from. The shopping center is one of the largest in the DC metro area, and it boasts many great stores, including the Modern Day Spa, Shaw Jewelers, Apple, Build-a-Bear Workshop and Banana Republic. The mall has several restaurants and diners, so you’re welcome to grab a bite to eat in between your shopping tour.
For a full and complete education experience of the Washington DC area, visitors can travel along the city streets on the DC in a Day Tour, which covers all of the major DC landmarks. You’ll have several stops on your tour including the White House Visitor’s Center, U.S. Capitol and the World War II Memorial. Many other famous landmarks will be seen directly from your window, so you’ll want to bring your camera to capture each one. Learn all about the city’s history in the length of the tour, nine hours.