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    Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

    The cutting-edge contemporary art found inside the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is often as forward-looking (or bizarre) as the circular building that houses it. Located Seventh St. SW and Independence Ave. on the Mall, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden houses works by modern masters, such as Auguste Rodin, Winslow Homer, Mary Cassatt, and Henry Moore. Its special exhibitions are among the

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    Bellagio Las Vegas

    With its main entrance just south of Flamingo Road, the Bellagio is inspired by an Italian village overlooking Lake Como in the sub-Alpine north of Italy. The facade of the Bellagio will remind you somewhat of the themed architecture Steve Wynn employed at TI, only this time it’s provincial Italian instead of Caribbean. The Bellagio village is arrayed along the

  • Magic Kingdom Live Entertainment

    Magic Kingdom Live Entertainment and Parades: It’ s impossible to take in all the many live entertainment offerings at the Magic Kingdom in a single day. To experience both the attractions and the live entertainment, we recommend that you allocate at least two days to this park. In addition to parades, stage shows, and fireworks, check the daily entertainment schedule

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    Timing your Washington D.C. visit

    Timing your Washington D.C. visit requires a few considerations. If you are just going by the weather, the best times to visit Washington D.C. are in the spring and fall. The city’s fabled cherry blossoms bloom at the end of March or early April—not necessarily coinciding with the Cherry Blossom Festival, unfortunately—while fall brings crisp, cool weather and a spectacular

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    Dining in Las Vegas

    Las Vegas tourism continues to rebound, with expansion at a rate not seen since before the recession. Old players and new investors are pumping money into new ideas both on The Strip and Downtown, intent on providing tourists with new sights and experiences. Even frequent visi­tors are almost guaranteed to find something new on their next trip to town. There’s