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21 Best Places to Visit in Washington, DC at Night

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21 Best Places to Visit in Washington, DC at Night

Introduction - Are you looking for things to do in Washington after dark? Check out this list of 21 places to visit...

 

Walk around the Tidal Basin and Jefferson Memorial

PLACE TO VISIT 1 - The Thomas Jefferson Memorial can easily be accessed by walking around the Tidal Basin. The scenic walk to this North...

 

See the Lincoln Memorial lit up

PLACE TO VISIT 2 - The Lincoln Memorial is one of the most well-known Washington DC landmarks. This iconic attraction is stunning to see when...

 
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View stunning artworks at the National Portrait Gallery

PLACE TO VISIT 3 - As the National Portrait Gallery closes at 7 PM most days, visiting the gallery makes for an ideal evening activity...

 
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Go to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

PLACE TO VISIT 4 - The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial is a must-see attraction in Washington DC. To avoid the crowds, consider viewing the...

 

Spend a spooky evening on a ghost tour

PLACE TO VISIT 5 - Another of the fun things to do at night in DC is going on a ghost tour. You can find...

 

Enjoy an Odyssey dinner cruise on the Potomac River

PLACE TO VISIT 6 - If you want to treat yourself, one of the fun things to do in DC at night is going on...

 

Wander around the Georgetown Waterfront Park

PLACE TO VISIT 7 - Washington DC’s Georgetown Waterfront Park is a pretty national park located in the Georgetown Historic District. The park features beautiful...

 
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Sightsee on a Monuments by Moonlight night tour

PLACE TO VISIT 8 - Washington DC is home to an extensive collection of famous landmarks and monuments. One of the interesting night activities in...

 
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See the Korean War Veterans Memorial

PLACE TO VISIT 9 - The Korean War Veterans Memorial is found in West Potomac Park. This memorial commemorates those that served in the Korean...

 
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Experience Zoo Lights at the Smithsonian National Zoo

PLACE TO VISIT 10 - The Smithsonian National Zoo, or Zoological Park, is one of the US’ oldest zoos. This attraction draws hundreds of visitors...

 

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