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Yesterday, Good Morning America announced The National Mall in Washington, DC to be one of the 7 Wonders of America. Since I live in DC, I’ll have to admit that I was pretty surprised. But then again, I’m not. The National Mall and Memorial Park, the district’s biggest tourist hub is actually a great walk. On any beautiful day, Washingtonians can be found runing down the dirt paths that interlink each of the monuments, (Although, note that joggers are prohibited to run IN the memorials or a security guard will shout at you… not that this has ever happened to me… =), picnicking on the side lawns with their dogs, or playing tour guide to their visiting guests.

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(Source: http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com)

DC’s free local paper is the Washington City Paper. It’s not a bad paper despite it’s occasional hint of DC stiff collar opinions. This week, they came out with a reader-voted poll of the Best of DC.

Anyhow, I picked out a few things for out-of-towners (and a new DC transplant like me!) to visit:

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One of the best things Washington, DC has to offer besides seeing endless and endless monuments is the GORGEOUS cherry blossom season. The cherry blossoms typically bloom from March to early April. This year’s cherry blossom season is March 26- April 9. DC’s quite proud of their cherry blossoms and will celebrate it with an opening ceremony, a parade, family day events, and other great events you aren’t usually interested in until you wake up one day driving a mini van with 2 screaming kids watching SpongeBob Square Pants on their portable DVD players. Anyhow, here’s Washington, DC’s National Cherry Blossom Festival website. … Read More