Deciphering DC: National Bonsai & Penjing Museum @ U.S. National Arboretum

Trees of art!

There are many great and busy places to visit in DC, but the out-of-way U.S. National Arboretum should be added to everyone’s list to visit regularly.

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Deciphering DC: Water Lilies @ Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens

Water lilies
Water lilies

Get over to the Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens while there is still time to see the water lilies!

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Deciphering DC: Presidential Memorials

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Jefferson Memorial (Most Photogenic)

What is the most obscure Presidential Memorial in DC?

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Deciphering DC: Lincoln Memorial Likes US States

Lincoln Memorial
Lincoln Memorial at sunset

Have you ever peered at the imposing Lincoln Memorial and wondered why the names of certain states are carved along the outside facade? Or when you step back further and crane your neck, why there are even more states displayed along the very top section (the attic)? Or wondered if the number of columns actually had any significance?

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