Model trains ply miniature villages, including one with a military parade, underneath the National Christmas Tree on the Ellipse.

The George Washington Masonic National Memorial pays tribute to the founding father while also showcasing Freemason finery from the recent, less-woke past.

We may not have New England's entire hillsides of fiery foliage, but what D.C. lacks in intensity we make up for in diversity.

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Want to be moved by a site-specific art installation? You don't have to stand in line at the Hirshhorn, just pay a visit to your local, world-class cathedral.

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The Defense Department, currently burning through a $700 billion budget, has a headquarters that looks a lot like a dated shopping mall.

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The Chantilly, Va., museum isn’t exactly a secret — it draws around 1.6 million visitors a year — but it could definitely handle more people.

Murderers and millionaires, war heroes and enslaved workers all lived in Decatur House, which offers free tours on Mondays.

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Monuments and memorials are built for a reason — to say something to future generations, and perhaps even future civilizations. Which ones are getting their message across loud and clear?

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You'll be riveted by the extraordinary life of this great American intellectual and activist, and his grand Victorian home.

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As a D.C. resident, I waited two years to get a White House tour. Then, I found myself on a very strange journey.

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