America. The Land of the free and the home of the brave. Amidst all the landmarks and the memorials scattered throughout the country nothing is more symbolic of the liberty of the United States than that of the State Capital. Washington holds many of the landmarks and monuments that are symbolic of the country’s history as well as freedom. Along with the monuments the district also holds the three branches of government making it a central figure in American politics. Then again Washington is more than just the symbol of freedom that it is. Aside from the monuments and landmarks various museums, open parks, as well as academic institutions call Washington their home.
It’s easy to ride the Metro or hop on a bike and explore all that DC has to offer. Walk the halls of free Smithsonian museums, paddle on the Potomac River or sit back on a double-decker tour bus and soak up some history. Local shops, funky marketplaces and people-watching hot spots beckon by midday, as nighttime gives way to multi-course dinners and drinks from local breweries. However you spend your time here, make it count. in this incredibly picturesque city.
The diverse nationalities and culture of the state’s capital makes for a bedrock of international and local cuisine. Some of the best places to dine in Washington are historc restaurants serving up local masterpieces. Eat your way through these restaurants along with taverns and inns.