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C & O Canal Boat Rides C & O Canal Boat Rides

C & O Canal Boat Rides offers outdoor enthusiasts a chance to get closer to nature while learning some interesting history about the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. It begins as a history lesson in the 1870s when these waterways were used for trade, and that era is highlighted as you pass several historic buildings as the tour progresses. Beautiful foliage and even some trails can be seen from the boat, as the 1 hour canal boat ride is both an historic and visually appealing experience sure to delight visitors who are out to learn as much as they can about this area of the country.

 
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Buffalo Billiards Buffalo Billiards

Buffalo Billiards is one of Washington, DC's favorite places to shoot some great pool. The regulation tables are strategically spread throughout the venue so that you can catch televised sporting events on any of the several screens throughout the place. In addition to darts, there's also a great menu of burgers, sandwiches and other munchies to enjoy as well as equally enticing selections from the fully-stocked bar.

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Shakespeare Theatre Company Shakespeare Theatre Company

Sure, you've studied Shakespeare in school, but when the words come to life on stage, it's a completely different experience. The Shakespeare Theatre Company is considered to be the premiere Shakespeare theatrical group in the country. Founded in 1985, this group of performers has consistently presented classic theater and made it accessible entertainment for audiences of all ages who gain a deeper appreciation for these timeless works.

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George Washington Masonic National Memorial George Washington Masonic National Memorial

Everyone has heard of George Washington, our first President, but how many people can actually say that they knew what he was like? You can be one of those who have gotten a look at some of George's personal life when you tour the George Washington Masonic National Memorial. The man is memorialized quite fittingly with the impressive statue that greets you when you arrive at this story-filled building. This lodge replicates what the lodge looked like back in Washington's time here in the appropriately named Replica Room. There are several exhibits that reveal little-known facts about the man's career, life and legacy. Also, don't miss the ninth-floor observatory that gives you a chance to take in a truly amazing panoramic view of the city.

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