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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Considered by many to be the ultimate must-see museum in DC, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is nothing short of an emotional and educational experience. When you arrive, you are given an "identity card" of a real Holocaust victim that deeply personalizes your trip through the various exhibits. You'll view an astounding collection of film clips, photographs, artifacts and unflinching first-hand accounts. There's even an exhibit for the kids that treats the subject matter in a highly sensitive manner; this exhibition will inspire questions and answers that will no doubt lead to a better understanding of this horrible passage in our world's history.

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The Capital Crescent Trail The Capital Crescent Trail

The Capital Crescent Trail is one of the area's most popular. This 11-mile trail begins in Silver Spring, Maryland, curves westward through Maryland into Washington, DC and ends in the heart of historic Georgetown. Captivating, beautiful scenery marks this as an exceptional recreation trail for walking, hiking and biking.

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial Vietnam Veterans Memorial

One of the most emotionally-charged sites in Washington, DC is the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The dark, black granite walls are inscribed with the 58,209 names of Americans missing or killed in the Vietnam conflict. This V-shaped memorial design draws you in and allows you to not only take in the monument's magnitude, but it also allows you to have a private, intimate moment within the monument's breadth. While you're visiting this monumental attraction, make sure you see Frederick Hart's "Three Soldiers" life-sized sculpture made of bronze that portrays three young servicemen.

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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

The two of you deserve to put some artistic flair into your romantic time together, and there's no better place to do that than the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. America's memorial to President Kennedy keeps an artistic tradition alive that would have put a smile on the face of the beloved fallen leader. There are 7 different theaters in the venue that are always featuring such works as ballet, dance, opera, symphonic presentations and so much more. There are enough places on the grounds for the two of you to sit and enjoy each other's company before or after whatever production you have decided to take in.

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