Guide to Washington DC

May 2024: 10 FUN THINGS TO DO in D.C.

1) Planet Word-19th-century building home to immersive exhibits & karaoke sessions dedicated to the spoken word.-925 13th St NW, Washington, DC 20005, United States-http://planetwordmuseum.org/

2) Dark Star Park-This tiny, grassy area showcases a public art piece with large spheres that represent fallen stars.-1655 Fort Myer Dr, Arlington, VA 22209, United States-https://www.arlingtonva.us/Government/Programs/Public-Art/Public-Art-Collection/Permanent-Collection/Locations/Dark-Star-Park

3)Book Hill Park-Centered on the 1600 block of Wisconsin Ave and named for Book Hill Park, this charming area is home to art galleries, boutiques, cafes, and antique shops.-Wisconsin Ave NW & Reservoir Road Northwest, Washington, DC 20007, United States-http://www.bookhillparkdc.com/

4) Rocky Run Park-Community park covering 2 acres, with a multi-use oval field, a basketball court & playgrounds.-1109 N Barton St, Arlington, VA 22201, United States-https://www.arlingtonva.us/Government/Departments/Parks-Recreation/Locations/Parks/Rocky-Run-Park

5)United States Holocaust Memorial Museum-Preserving the memory of the Holocaust with permanent & traveling exhibits & educational programs.-100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl SW, Washington, DC 20024, United States-https://www.ushmm.org/

6) College Park Aviation Museum-Museum next to the world's oldest continuously operating airport celebrating aviation milestones.-https://www.pgparks.com/facilities/college-park-aviation-museum

7) National Building Museum-Museum dedicated to architecture, engineering & design, with exhibits for kids as well as adults.-401 F St NW, Washington, DC 20001, United States-https://www.nbm.org/

8) Carlyle House Historic Park-Elegant 1753 manor home featuring lush gardens & guided tours, plus special events.-121 N Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA 22314, United States-https://www.novaparks.com/parks/carlyle-house-historic-park

9) National Geographic Museum-Compact museum displaying photographs & rotating exhibits on scientific expeditions & explorations.-1145 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20036, United States-https://www.nationalgeographic.org/society/visit-our-museum/

10) Gadsby's Tavern Museum-Historic tavern serving Traditional American fare while Colonial actors & musicians perform.-134 N Royal St, Alexandria, VA 22314, United States-https://alexandriava.gov/GadsbysTavern