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CLYDE’S AT MARK CENTER

in Sports

a vivid celebration of sporting life on the water.” Opened in 1998 in the West End of historic Alexandria, Virginia, Clyde’s at Mark Center is a vivid celebration of sporting life on the water. Thirty-five years after Clyde’s opened in Georgetown, this property showcases our evolution from restaurants to full-scale atmospheres. A fan of all things water, our founder John Laytham and his posse of devil-may-care designers squeezed five habitats into Mark Center’s three dining rooms and two bars.

1700 N. Beauregard St.
Washington, District Of Columbia 22311
United States

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Washington National Cathedral Gardens

in Botanical Gardens, Historic

The fifty-nine acre Cathedral Close (the grounds of the Cathedral) awaits exploration and delight. The close was planned by landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr., in the early twentieth century. His plan was modeled on the walled grounds of medieval cathedrals. The overall impression was to be that of an urban oasis. Gardens open dawn to dusk.

Mount St. Alban, Massachusetts & Wisconsin Avenues
Washington, District Of Columbia 20016-6200
United States

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Franciscan Monastery Gardens

in Historic

In addition to promoting the care of the Holy Land, we look after the Franciscan Monastery, located in Washington, D.C. This unique Monastery, built in the late 1800’s, has replicas of shrines like those that you would find in the Holy Land. All are welcome. As Holy Land Franciscans, we have the related task of informing Americans and others of the continued need for this custody and care.

1400 Quincy St. NE
Washington, District Of Columbia 20017
United States

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National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

in Historic

The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is the largest Roman Catholic church in the United States and North America, and is one of the ten largest churches in the world. Designated by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops as a National Sanctuary of Prayer and Pilgrimage, the Basilica is the nation’s preeminent Marian shrine, dedicated to the patroness of the United States—the Blessed Virgin Mary under her title of the Immaculate Conception.

400 Michigan Ave. NE
Washington, District Of Columbia 20017
United States

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U.S. Botanic Garden

in Botanical Gardens

The U.S. Botanic Garden is committed to creating and offering extraordinary exhibits that delight, educate and inspire the public to become more active stewards of the plants that support life on earth. Each year, the U.S. Botanic Garden and Smithsonian Gardens partner to display hundreds of orchids from their permanent collections. Held at the National Museum of Natural History this year, the exhibit is focused on the intersection of science and beauty.

100 Maryland Ave. SW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20024
United States

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Library of Congress

in Historic

The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections. Three buildings with scheduled tours of the impressive Jefferson Building. See the Gutenberg Bible. Capitol South. Metro (blue/orange lines)

101 Independence Ave SE
Washington, District Of Columbia 20540
United States

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Supreme Court of the United States

in Historic

Walk the halls of our highest court and attend lectures every hour on the half hour. Mon.=Fri. 9:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. when court is not in session. The ground floor is devoted to offices and public services, including the offices of the Clerk of the Court, the Counselor to the Chief Justice, police headquarters, the Public Information Office and Press Room, the Curator’s Office and the Personnel Office. On this floor visitors can view one of the two marble spiral staircases.

1st and Marlyand Ave. NE
Washington, District Of Columbia 20543
United States

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National Geographic Museum

in Museum

Located at National Geographic's DC headquarters, past and current expeditions, adventures and scientific research come to life. Enjoy a wide variety of changing and permanent displays reflecting the richness and diversity of the world. The museum is great for all ages and features a wide range of changing exhibitions, from interactive experiences to stunning photography exhibitions featuring the work of National Geographic explorers, photographers, and scientists.

1145 17th St. NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20036
United States

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National Air and Space Museum

in Museum, Historic

The winner and still champion! That's right- DC (not Paris or Rome) is home to the "World's Most Visited Museum." You'll see why when you spend the day watching the history of aviation unfold starting with the Wright Brothers' 1903 Flyer and Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis through the advances into space and the Apollo 11 lunar command module (just to name a few). Also worthy of note is the Lockheed Einstein IMAX Theater (admission). Free. Limited street parking.

6th St. and Independence Ave. SW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20560
United States

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