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Washington, DC Gears Up for Inauguration 2009
are on Washington, DC as the countdown to the 2009 inauguration begins. Destination
DC is the authoritative source for official event information and practical tips for travelers.
- View the official Destination DC Inauguration webpage.
- Stay in DC in inauguration style
with a themed hotel package, and find tips to help travelers secure their hotel
reservations. Click here for more information.
- DC's restaurants are out to
satisfy your presidential palate. Click here for more information about Obama-themed restaurant promotions.
DC’s Offbeat Presidential Places
As DC gets ready
to welcome the Obamas and the Bidens, see how the city pays tribute to the men
who have held the highest public office at lesser-known monuments, memorials, and historic places.
Washington, DC Celebrates
Lincoln Bicentennial with Cultural Tourism Promotion: Lincoln in DC: Living
Building on the theme of Obama's inaugural address,
DC’s cultural community and hospitality industry are joining forces for
a citywide salute to Abraham Lincoln in honor of his 200th birthday.
‘Tis (Almost) the Holiday
Check out what’s in store for DC during the holidays.
What's New on the Restaurant
Here's a look at what's new on the DC dining scene, including
hotel restaurant openings and neighborhood newbies.
Warm up with Fireside Dining in the District
a way to warm up in DC? When the temperature drops outside, things quickly heat
up inside Washington restaurants offering fireside dining.
– What’s New on Capitol Hill
A changing administration
isn’t the only new happening on the Hill. One of DC’s most popular
neighborhoods welcomes renovated hotels and the new Capitol Visitors Center this season.
highlights include the Presidential Inauguration, Pageant of Peace & National
Christmas Tree Lighting and DC Fashion Week.
Honest Abe and African American celebrations are in focus at DC’s museums this season.
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