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Hello My Fodor Friends !

This uncle is taking his 2 nieces to Washington DC. This will be mine and their first time to DC. We’ve got the flight and hotel in DuPont Circle area. I am dreading the abundance of tourist while we are there the first week in April (April 1 through the 6th) – it is spring break. I noted some of your comments about afternoon visits to museums, which will work for us late sleepers. We are planning to take a day trip to New York for the day. The nieces are working with their congresswoman for a tour of the White House and some other building. So, I figure 3 full days in DC. What are your “must see” or “must do” while in DC? The nieces are 15 and 21. We will be walking and using public transportation.

Thank you and best regards to all ~

Sturion

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