With the presidential election coming up on November 6, all of this talk about politics can be a bit overwhelming. For a bit of political relief, come see some of the more unique highlights of Washington DC instead of taking part in the usual activities. On September 9, take advantage of the opportunity to see 5 time Tony Award nominee Rock of Ages. This upbeat musical includes spot-on renditions of favorite songs from the 80s. Don’t miss your chance to see this world renowned musical at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts.
Mystery Dinner Playhouse
The Mystery Dinner Playhouse in nearby Arlington, VA provides a unique dinner and show experience. Enjoy a mouth-watering four-course meal where your servers are the “suspects” in five different skits. As you dine, you’ll try to figure out who did what with only the subtle hints given by your servers. Be sure to pay close attention, you never know what may be a clue at the Mystery Dinner Playhouse. At the end of the show everyone will fill out a form explaining who did what. The person who best solves the mystery will win a prize! This dinner and show is perfect for every size group, and will provide some comedic aid from all the politics. For more information about the Mystery Dinner Playhouse, click here.
At the Crime Museum, visitors will see how crime, and the techniques we use to fight crime, has evolved over the past several decades. Learn how DNA testing and more modern technology helps solve current crimes as well as cold cases from the past. There are numerous interactive displays such as a computer hacking station, a high speed chase simulation, test-firing a weapon at the FBI shooting range, and many more. If you love the show America’s Most Wanted with host John Walsh, you will have the opportunity to visit the set of this riveting show. This unique museum is very educational and will give every visitor a better understanding of the criminal justice system from past to present. To learn more about the Crime Museum, click here.
Washington DC City Segway Tour
If you still want to see the traditional sights of Washington DC but want to do it in an untraditional way, try out the Washington DC City Segway Tour. Comfortably cruise on your innovative segway through DC with a very informative guide as you see and learn about attractions such as the White House, Washington Monument, State Capitol, Smithsonian Castle, and many more. If you want to find out more about the Washington DC City Segway Tour, click here.