Washington DC Tourist News

Washington DC Metro Weekend Track Work Information for September 26-28, 2014

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 a […]

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 […]

National Cherry Blossom Festival Announces 2015 Event Dates

The organizers of the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC have announced the following festival dates for 2015. The 2015 National Cherry Blossom Festival will begin the first day of spring, Friday, March 20, 2015, and continue through Sunday, April 12, 2015. The following signature events have also been scheduled: Pink Tie Party fundraiser […]

US Capitol Police Information for the Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks in Washington DC

The US Capitol Police have issued the following press release to help visitors to the National Mall for the Fourth of July events in Washington D.C.: A Capitol Fourth Concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Concert and Rehearsal Times “On Friday, July 4, 2014, at 8:00 p.m., A Capitol Fourth Concert will […]