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[5 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets | 3,109 views]
Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets

Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets is an upscale outlet shopping mall in Leesburg,VA with more than 110 stores including Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Calvin Klein, Eddie Bauer, Jones New York, Reebok, OshKosh B’Gosh, Crate & Barrel, Pottery Barn, and more.

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[5 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Leesburg Animal Park | 2,136 views]
Leesburg Animal Park

The Leesburg Animal Park is a 21-acre petting zoo located in Leesburg, VA. The zoo has pony rides, giant tortoises, lemurs, wagon rides and much more.

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[5 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Tysons Galleria | 2,926 views]
Tysons Galleria

Tysons Galleria is an upscale shopping center with about 120 stores, including Anthropolgie, Burberry, Chanel, Coach, J. Crew, Macy’s, Neiman Marcus, Vesace, and more.

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[5 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Tyson’s Corner Center | 2,984 views]
Tyson’s Corner Center

Tysons Corner Center is the largest shopping mall in Virginia and the Baltimore-Washington area with more than 100 stores. There is a movie theater, childrens’ play area, a food court, and plenty of restaurants.

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[4 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on National Cherry Blossom Festival | 2,393 views]
National Cherry Blossom Festival

The National Cherry Blossom festival is an annual two-week event that celebrates springtime and the gift of the cherry blossom trees from Japan. We’re a bit early in the season for average peak bloom, but with luck (and an early spring!) the cherry blossoms might be starting to bloom around the Tidal Basin by March 27.

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[7 Dec 2010 | Comments Off on National Building Museum | 1,351 views]
National Building Museum

The National Building Museum is dedicated to American achievements in architecture, urban planning, construction, engineering and design. It features an interactive, hands-on exhibition and also has a LEGO exhibit. It’s a great museum for kids.

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[7 Dec 2010 | Comments Off on United States Botanic Garden | 1,751 views]
United States Botanic Garden

The National Botanic Garden is a living plant museum located on the National Mall across from the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. It features an indoor garden with approximately 4,000 seasonal, tropical and subtropical plants.

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[7 Dec 2010 | Comments Off on Smithsonian | 1,261 views]
Smithsonian

The Smithsonian Institute is a national educational facility with 17 museums and a zoo in the Washington, DC area. The museums are highly popular and therefore can become crowded. Early mornings, right after they open at 10 am, are not as crowded, making that one of the best times to go.

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[7 Dec 2010 | Comments Off on Mount Vernon Estate And Gardens | 1,268 views]
Mount Vernon Estate And Gardens

George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens is the historic estate of GW. Visits can tour the mansion and other outbuildings like a stable and a greenhouse. Mount Vernon also has four gardens, a hiking trail, and a four-acre working farm. You can also visit the George and Martha Washington’s tombs. There are also shops and a restaurant.