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Five Great Outdoor Experiences in DC
Bird-watch on Theodore Roosevelt Island: Take in the spectacular scenery at this tucked-away wildlife sanctuary.
Get a new perspective on the cherry trees: Take a leisurely trip in a paddleboat around the Tidal Basin in spring.
Get moving with picture-postcard motivation: Run or bike on the Mall with Washington's monuments as a unique background.
See the National Zoo's giant pandas: Washington's love affair with the adorable pandas at the National Zoo has gotten a welcome extension; Mei Xiang and Tian Tian are extending their D.C. stay until December 2015.
Walk or ride along the C&O Canal: An excursion along the historic waterway comes with nice views of the Potomac River; you may even see a bald eagle.
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