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International Spy Museum International Spy Museum

The kids will love the International Spy Museum that chronicles the history of international espionage through a highly captivating combination of attractions and interactive exhibits. The popular School for Spies gives you a chance to play with some truly enthralling spy gadgets that include everything from buttonhole cameras to lipstick pistols. The various galleries trace the spy game through the centuries that will surely spark the interest of the junior James Bond in your family.

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Smithsonian Institution Smithsonian Institution

Deciding that you will take a day to see the Smithsonian Institution is allowing too little time, as the Institution is much wider in scope than you may have originally thought. It actually encapsulates 19 museums as well as the National Zoo, all home to must-see exhibits and attractions. Some of the more popular stops within the Smithsonian include the National Air and Space Museum, the national Museum of American History and the National Museum of the American Indian. The depth and breadth of everything here justifies the time and space that it takes to see it all.

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Potomac River Potomac River

The Potomac River offers several fine opportunities for water sports and great aquatic fun. Enjoy a day of sailing and get a look at DC from a truly amazing vantage point. There are several marinas on the Southwest Waterfront, Old Town Alexandria, and Arlington that are great starting points for your time on the water. Lessons are available at the Washington Sailing Marina which is located just south of the Reagan National Airport.

 
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Spirit of Washington Cruises Spirit of Washington Cruises

When you've walked through some of Washington, DC's most famous historical places, what is there left to do? Take a cruise and enjoy the view! That's exactly what you can do when you experience the Spirit of Washington Cruises. Cruise on the Potomac River and not only enjoy live entertainment and dancing, but have the luxury of taking in the city's incredible scenery from a completely different vantage point. Some of the many highlights on the cruise include the Washington Monument, Fort McNair, Jones Point Light House, and Old Town Alexandria. While the night cruises are nothing less than spectacular, there are day trips available as well. Reservations are highly recommended.

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