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An Afternoon at the National Cathedral

Daycation DC 

Things to DO

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First, fuel up for the day with coffee or a quick breakfast or lunch from Open City. The Wisconsin Ave location has plenty of grab and go options to enjoy on the lawn. 

Quick Breakfast 

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Explore the beautiful architecture outside and the 59 acres of gardens. The grounds are beautiful year round from full summer blooms to a snowy winter day. 

Enjoy the Grounds 

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Find guided tower climbs and behind the scenes tours. Be prepared for tight spaces and heights to explore the Cathedral from different view points. 

Tour the Cathedral 

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If you prefer to explore on your own, you can pick up a self guided tour brochure. Enjoy the architecture, stained glass windows, and halls at your own pace.  

Sightseeing Tour 

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Enjoy a special concert series and special music for the holiday season. Plus, find interesting lectures about and community outreach programs supporting our entire community. 

Special Events 

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When you are done exploring, grab upscale diner food at Silver (pictured), Mexican food at Cactus Cantina, or pizza and 2Amys.

Grab Dinner

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