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Great artwork from Russia and France, an amazing gift shop, and exquisite gardens (the roses are great in June)!! Located in NW DC near Cleveland Park.
... of Washington's "most extraordinary estates" After her 70th birthday, as a tribute to Post, 181 of her friends built "Friendship Walk", a path from Hillwood's rose garden to a crest overlooking Rock Creek Park.
National Mall Washington DC
Walk is great, if you want to walk, and you want to observe the history, you must walk in the national Mall, is an excellent park for enjoy excellent monuments and excellent building.
It is a national park in downtown Washington, D.C., that is administered by the National Park Service and includes many of the nation's most celebrated memorials and museums and art galleries and historic sites.
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Tidal Basin Washington DC
You will miss the big crowds, the teenagers on spring break & baby strollers!! HINT: hidden bathroom located at FDR, behind the gift shop! also an area there with park benches directly under the trees!! FANTASTIC...
Lovely walks, lovely nature and natural beauty combined with the best that humanity has to offer in terms of art and design.
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Along with the always beautiful plants and flowers and seasonal poinsettia displays, they had an amazing collection of models of various DC buildings and national park iconic images.
For those who among you who think orchids are an incredible gift of nature, now's your time to visit the US Botanic Garden where this exhibit is on display of both terrestrial and tree orchids.
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Dumbarton Oaks Washington DC
It was such a nice diversion to walk through the park with its flowering cherry trees (not the oriental trees, but gorgeous nonetheless), tulips and other lovely flowers and flowering trees.
... the exquisite pavilion (designed by Philip Johnson) of pre-Hispanic arts; and the gardens, which are formal and Italian at the top of a hill and become wilder as you go down a slope into the public park.
U.S. National Arboretum Washington DC
There are forested and open meadow sections of the park. a large azalea collection blooming around May 1, dogwoods, a Chinese and Japanese gardens, conifers, magnolias and tulip trees flowering so timing is a fact...
The National Arboretum is an amazing park where you can explore gardens, have a leisurely picnic, and still get some historical information.
Rock Creek Park Washington DC
Rock Creek park is a wonderful, peaceful and nature park, where you can hike, walk, bike, or just sit and enjoy all the flora and fauna
Rock Creek Parkway and the park which surrounds it n both sides is an unparalleled gem unique to D.C. Snaking its narrow way from the Kennedy Center on the Potomac up to Connecticut Ave, then changing its name to...
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Wonderful sculpture park outside the main National Gallery building, with a large fountain at its center.
Opposite across the Mall is the Hirschhorn sculpture park which is also great.
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Tudor Place Washington DC
You can park on the street close by and are shown around by a guide, it may be worth booking in advance but we were lucky and got tickets at the door .
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National Zoological Park Washington DC
From the Pandas park to the Ross Spoonbill in the Amazon section, to the seals, Lions, gorillas, and a myriad of small exotic mammals this place is a true animal life sanctuary.
Even though we visited at the beginning of March, when nature is only starting to come alive, the visit was fantastic; the settings are well thought, I can only imagine how beautiful it must be during summer!
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Potomac River Washington DC
If you have kids they'll love the national park just south of Key Bridge with its waterfountain, benches and lawns for picnicking, and fabulous views of the Roslyn towers, Teddy Roosevelt Island, the Kennedy Cente...
There are some common and uncommon great places to enjoy the river: 1. Gravely Point (Watch the airplanes) 2. Theodore Roosevelt Island/Park 3. Georgetown river walk/restaurants 4. Kennedy Center view from the top...
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Theodore Roosevelt Island Park Arlington 3.6 km away
Lovely place to enjoy the peace and serenity of nature just minutes from DC. Trails are mostly shaded through the woods, some go down to the water's edge and some are on boardwalks crossing over a marsh area.
This is a fitting memorial to Teddy as he helped preserve many of the wilderness areas and National Parks that we are able to enjoy across the country.
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If you exit and walk under the building to the mall there's also a sculpture park over the road with benches and a fountain.
Spring is awakening here and the sculptures have yet to compete...they stand in their glory with nature about to unfold.
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Loved Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens - really different to other botanical gardens you visit, as really does focus on the beautiful lillies and lotus lillies, which are all over the place!
There is also an amazing amount of wildlife both in the gardens as well as around the boardwalk which winds its way around the park, also worth the walk.
Gravelly Point Park Arlington 5.6 km away
that's how close the planes are! beautiful park for kids to roam....picnic area too! loved it with our family!
The park is free, with plenty of parking and is the intersection of numerous bike trails where loads of people are biking, running and rollerblading.
Potomac Park Washington DC
My wife and I walked along the Potomac River through West Potomac Park from the Arlington Memorial Bridge to the Jefferson Memorial.
golf course, tennis court and other facilities are there in East Potomac park.
C & O Canal Washington DC
We parked at the C&O National Historic Park (Billy Goat Trail) in Potomac, MD -- about 15 miles from the trail head in Georgetown.
Gt off the streets and visit the beauty of nature...
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The Yards Park Washington DC
Good for a peaceful stroll along the water, stop at the park with the kids, sit in one of the many cozy spots with a book or a friend, stop in one of the many waterfront establishments for a drink or a meal.
We came to visit family , went to the park for the first time , it was very clean and family friendly , the whole area was very well kept.
Get off the beaten path and enjoy this perfect slice of nature
There were ample park benches to sit and relax (wonderful after doing so much walking!).
Constitution Gardens Washington DC
Peaceful, beautiful park and memorial
Nice park along our travel route
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Meridian Hill Park Washington DC
There are also cool statues (Joan of Arc, Buchanan, and others) hidden throughout the park and plenty of green space or benches to read, sun bathe, or picnic.
My hubby and I really enjoyed just sightseeing and relaxing in the park.
If you are the type that likes to explore new sites, great nature, sightseeing from unusual spots, you should enter the Capital Crescent Trail.
Bartholdi Park Washington DC
Situated between Independence Ave and 1st Street SW is a small park with the Bartholdi fountain as its centerpiece.
We saw the park while visiting the Botanical Gardens and decided to stop.
Lincoln Park Washington DC
Situated directly east of the United States Capitol, on East Capitol and 11th Street in the northeastern quadrant of the city, Lincoln Park was the site of a hospital during the Civil War.
We had an enjoyable walk through and around "Lincoln Park" which has the original memorial statue to Abraham Lincoln before the larger and more more famous version was built on the National Mall.
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I really enjoyed crossing the bridge with the beautiful view of the Georgetown University, and then stopping at the Park before walking around the restaurants and shops and eventually walking to Georgetown.
The park is dedicated to the poet writing the text for the national anthem.
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