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Washington D.C. — See the government in action in our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., home of stellar museums, historical monuments, serious architecture, diverse nightlife options, and a happening arts scene. 

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For the elegant epicenter of American history, politics, culture, and instantly recognizable buildings and monuments.

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8 Famous Ghosts (And Where to See Them)

September 30, 2015 by Teresa Bitler

Some people just can’t escape fame, even in death. These eight famous people are now famous ghosts, and if you’re lucky -- or not-so lucky -- you might just ... Read More »


Off-Radar Guide: Washington, D.C. for Outdoor Lovers

September 16, 2015 by Elena Sonnino

When most people plan a trip to Washington, D.C., they focus on the major attractions like the National Mall, the White House, and Smithsonian Museums. But ... Read More »


Into the Night: 5 Places to Visit after Dark

July 22, 2015 by Teresa Bitler

Nighttime can be the best time to visit some destinations. From a Hawaiian volcano to a radio tower, here are five of our favorite places (and one bonus) worth ... Read More »


Our Ultimate Summer Food Series

August 19, 2013 by Amanda Black

Fact: Food tastes better during the summer. (Okay, maybe that's just our opinion.) Whether it's a hot dog piled high with chili, a cold scoop of your favorite ... Read More »


Top 10 Places to Celebrate July 4th

June 28, 2013 by ShermansTravel Editorial Staff

With its day-long beach parties, afternoon parades, nightly concerts, and dazzling fireworks, July 4th isn't your everyday holiday – it's the birthday of the ... Read More »

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