Washington DC Tourist News

Washington DC Metro Track Work Information for February 27 – March 1, 2015

Metro Train

  Washington, DC Metro track work information is available to help visitors and riders plan ahead for weekend travel changes. Metro is investing over 5 billion dollars in the reconstruction of its Metrorail system, and track work is expected on most weekends. Weekly updates are provided to inform travelers which lines are affected. This is […]

US Park Police Information and Prohibited Items for the “Concert for Valor” in Washington DC

The National Park Service has issued the following press release about the “Concert for Valor” in Washington DC: The National Park Service and the United States Park Police in cooperation with local, state and federal law enforcement, public safety and transportation agencies, have developed security, logistics and access plans for HBO’s permitted Concert for Valor. […]

US Capitol Police Information for the “Concert for Valor” in Washington DC

The US Capitol Police have issued the following press release to help visitors to the National Mall for the “Concert For Valor” in Washington D.C.: On Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11, 2014, The Concert for Valor will be broadcast live on HBO from the National Mall in Washington, DC from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm. […]

White House Visitor Center Reopens to the Public Sept 13, 2014

From the National Park Service: The White House Visitor Center in Washington DC, operated by the National Park Service (NPS), officially opens to the public at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, September 13, 2014. Included in the nearly 16,000 square ft. remodeled space is a new retail store, run by the Association, which supports the upkeep of […]

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo Invertebrate Exhibit is Closed

National Zoo Invertebrate Exhibit

The following Press Release is from the National Zoo┬áin Washington DC: The Smithsonian’s National Zoo Invertebrate Exhibit, home to dozens of small aquatic and terrestrial species without backbones, closed to the public Sunday, June 22, 2014. The last day to visit the Invertebrate House was Saturday, June 21, 2014. “This difficult decision is not a […]