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Washington D.C., United States

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The capital of the most powerful nation in the world is bound to have appeal to visitors.

Although mostly known for its government buildings and museums, D.C. has much more to offer. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts overlooks the Potomac River and is home to amazing performances ranging from musicals to ballets and theatre. Performing Arts is a major part of D.C. culture and can also be found in famous theatres such as Wolf trap, the National Theatre and Ford's Theatre. With the Potomac River bordering one side of the city and the Chesapeake Bay only a short drive away, D.C. has abundant seafood menus as well as restaurants with food specialties from all over the world.

All the museums and galleries on the Mall are free to enter, as are the Jefferson and Lincoln memorials. Tours into the White House can be prearranged; however don't expect to see anything you haven't already seen in movies or T.V. Georgetown, the up-town area of D.C.-is home to the prestigious Georgeā€¦

Written by  Taryn McKinnon.

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