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Venturing Beyond: Day Trips to Iconic Landmarks Near DC

Day Trips to Iconic Landmarks Beyond DC

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Ready to explore the hidden gems just beyond Washington, DC?

Join us here at DC Tours, as we take you on a thrilling ride to our historical treasures waiting for you to be discovered!

So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and have this unforgettable journey that'll make all our IG followers green with envy.

Arlington Cemetery Bus Tour: Paying Respects to Our Heroes

First up is the solemn beauty of the sacred site–Arlington National Cemetery, where over 400,000 military heroes and their families rest in peace.

  • Witness its time-honored tradition of the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

  • Explore the final resting place of our dear President John F. Kennedy

  • Marvel at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial

  • Snap a pic of the breathtaking view of Washington, DC, from Arlington House itself

Don't miss this chance to pay tribute to the courageous souls who've made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.

Mount Vernon, Virginia: Step Back in Time at George Washington's Estate

Next on our list is the very own estate of our first president, George Washington, which is situated along the majestic Potomac River in Mount Vernon, Virginia.

  • Tour its meticulously preserved mansion and its lush gardens

  • Discover its working farm and meet those heritage breed animals

  • Pay your sincerest respects at the Washington family tomb

  • Involve yourself at the interactive museum and education center

Experience the grandeur of Mount Vernon and walk in the footsteps of one of America's greatest leaders.

Montpelier, Virginia: Uncover the Legacy of James Madison

Journey to Montpelier, Virginia, and immerse yourself in the world of our James Madison, the "Father of the Constitution." Explore his stunning estate and get into his brilliant mind.

  • Wander through that beautifully restored mansion and grounds

  • Dive into history at its state-of-the-art visitor center

  • Attend those engaging programs and special events throughout the year

  • Explore the legacy of enslaved individuals who lived and worked at Montpelier

Unravel this fascinating story of our founding father and his impact at Montpelier.

Manassas National Battlefield Park: Reliving the First Battle of Bull Run

Discover Manassas Battlefield

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Last but not least, we'll transport you back to the Civil War era at Manassas National Battlefield Park--the site of the First Battle of Bull Run, a truly pivotal moment in our history.

  • Trek through those scenic trails and witness the battlefield firsthand

  • Visit the informative visitor center and watch the captivating orientation film

  • Attend riveting living history demonstrations and ranger-led programs

  • Explore the historic Stone House that served as a field hospital during the battle

You'll surely experience the echoes of the past at this awe-inspiring national park!

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