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Washington: National Mall Exploration Game

1. Washington: National Mall Exploration Game

Explore the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. with a city exploration game on your smartphone. Solve clues and puzzles that lead you to the next interesting location while learning about the history of Philip Reid. Stop and start as you please with plenty of time to see each attraction. Begin the game at Columbus Circle and embark on a 2-hour exploration of the U.S. Capitol. At each location, solve the puzzle or related clue on your phone and take on the role of a famous historian. Follow the paths of Philip Reid and discover this important U.S. monument. Tickle your brain as you see important sites such as the Supreme Court, Library of Congress, and other lesser-known places. Learn the fascinating story of the National Botanic Garden in the National Mall and enjoy a unique way to learn about the U.S. Move through the game at your own pace. Just pause and resume at any time from the location where you last stopped. Enjoy on your own, in a large group, or in several smaller groups that compete against each other.

DC: City Highlights Tour and Photography Class with Wine

2. DC: City Highlights Tour and Photography Class with Wine

Enjoy a wholesome adventure by taking a guided sightseeing tour to some of the major cultural and historic sites in DC. Then, learn all about film photography in an interesting class, where you'll get a wonderful insight into this traditional craft while sipping on a glass of wine. Start out by exploring the city, with visits to the US Botanic Garden, the Union Market historic district, the National Cathedral, the trendy Adams Morgan neighborhood, and the National Gallery of Art. Complement your experience by joining a 90-minute photography course, where you'll learn how to develop traditional film photography in a dark room and even take your developed image home. While you work on your photo skills, you can enjoy some snacks, wine, and other drinks.

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