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Best Places to Watch the Sunset in DC, National Park Style

The monument valley looks a little different here than it does out West, but seeing a sunset on the East Coast, whether from a spot along the National Mall or overlooking a river, can give you a great appreciation of why the District of Columbia is a special place to be

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Hello Rock Creek Park!

With over a million people inhabiting the surrounding area, Rock Creek Park is just the escape that DC metro residents need, whether they recognize it or not!

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Hello, Theodore Roosevelt Island!

How was this oasis of a park established? When research began to create a monument dedicated to the 26th U.S. President, there were several locations in play.

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Welcome to Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

So, you like cultivated water-loving plants? Well, there’s a national park site for that! In fact, the only one dedicated to such a topic through the National Park Service is located in Washington D.C. Welcome to Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens.

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Welcome to the National Capital Region

Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens/Photo by Chris Rief

If you are looking to get your national parks passport stamped, Washington, D.C. and its surrounding areas should be your first stop! Beyond the stamps, this part of the country offers so much to see and experience.

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