doliss LSU Fan Leesburg, VA Member since Sep 2009 337 posts
re: Visiting DC in mid October, recommendations...Posted by doliss on 9/19/13 at 12:19 am to REG861
If you want a variety of things to see in a museum go check out the newseum. It's not part of the smithsonian so it has a fee to get in but it has a very cool collection of things from modern era headlines. I've spent a couple days in there and not felt like I've seen it all.
Also, changing of the guard at Arlington national cemetery is a must