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Williamsburg Capitol Building is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

1. Williamsburg Capitol Building

9.0
E Duke of Gloucester St, Williamsburg, VA
History Museum · Historic Williamsburg · 13 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Start your tour of Williamsburg here. Try to get there before 10:30 when they start the "Revolutionary City" with re-enactors outside. Gives glimpse of life in Williamsburg during revolutionary era.

Lincoln Memorial is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

2. Lincoln Memorial

9.4
2 Lincoln Memorial Circle NW (btwn Constitution & Independence Ave SW), Washington, D.C.
Monument / Landmark · Southwest Washington · 472 tips and reviews
National Air and Space Museum is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

3. National Air and Space Museum

9.1
6th St. (Independence Ave SW), Washington, D.C.
Science Museum · Southwest Washington · 639 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Probably 2nd most popular Smithsonian.Free to public, but IMAX costs $12, but significant discount if you get Smithsonian membership which is only $12 for whole family.Check out the Flight Simulators.

Hard Rock Cafe Washington DC is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

4. Hard Rock Cafe Washington DC

7.3
999 E St NW (at 10th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Theme Restaurant · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 103 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Great service and food. Next door to Ford's Theater so good stop while waiting for the tour. Also blocks from Smithsonian American Art Museum. Tex BBQ Pork sandwich tasty.

Smithsonian American Art Museum is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

5. Smithsonian American Art Museum

8.8
800 G St. NW (8th and F Streets, NW), Washington, D.C.
Art Museum · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 86 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Less crowded of Smithsonians, but loaded with great American artists and sculptors. From 1600s to present day. Includes modern works of pop culture art that are eclectic. Great museum!

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

6. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center

9.2
1195 Baltimore Pike (btwn Middle St & Route 15), Gettysburg, PA
History Museum · 59 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: The visitor center movie and cyclorama are awesome. Gives you good start for your auto self guided tour. So much to see throughout the battlefield.

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

7. Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

9.0
171 Shoreline Dr, Harpers Ferry, WV
History Museum · 28 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Like stepping back in time. Harper's Ferry appears as much as it did back in the days of John Brown. Great historical buildings and exhibits throughout town.

Stoney's On L is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

8. Stoney's On L

7.1
2101 L St NW Ste 103 (at 21st St NW), Washington, D.C.
American Restaurant · Connecticut Avenue - K Street · 19 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Known for their grilled cheese sandwiches. Very tasty. Try the chili (a little spicy) and cornbread which is excellent. Great staff.

National Museum of Crime & Punishment is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

9. National Museum of Crime & Punishment

575 7th St NW, Washington, D.C.
Museum · Penn Quarter · 58 tips and reviews
National Gallery of Art - West Building is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

10. National Gallery of Art - West Building

9.1
Constitution Ave NW (at Madison Dr NW), Washington, D.C.
Art Museum · Northwest Washington · 117 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Fantastic museum. Free to the public. Lots of oils, water colors and sculptures from lots of the Masters.Great collection in beautiful setting. Can be a maze so definitely take a map or the audio tour

11. Froggy Bottom Pub

6.5
2021 K St NW (btwn 20th & 21st St NW), Washington, D.C.
Pub · Connecticut Avenue - K Street · 44 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Good pub food. The BBQ Chicken Pizza was very good. Pizza dough is supposedly made fresh daily and it tastes like it.

National Museum of Natural History is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

12. National Museum of Natural History

9.1
1000 Constitution Ave NW (at 10th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Science Museum · Northwest Washington · 425 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Very popular museum that is free to public. One of the busier museums. Definitely recommend the IMAX movies.Get a Smithsonian Membership: family is $12. Gets you discounts in gift shop and IMAX movies

Colonial Williamsburg is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

13. Colonial Williamsburg

9.1
416-430 E Duke of Gloucester St, Williamsburg, VA
History Museum · Historic Williamsburg · 91 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: This place is awesome turn back in time. Plenty of history to see and interact with. Great tours. Get your tickets online. Two days would give you enough time to spend quality time.

Jamestown Settlement is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

14. Jamestown Settlement

8.7
2210 Jamestown Rd, Jamestown, VA
History Museum · 42 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: The historic settlement is not the reenactment area. It is the actual site where you can see archaeological digs and areas of Jamestown that include the Fort. The museum & visitor center are top notch

Monticello is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

15. Monticello

9.0
931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA
Historic Site · 82 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Always a beautiful historic site. Get your tickets early for tours or try to reserve online ahead of time. You can walk around the outside without a tour but can't go inside. Lots to see.

Monticello Visitors Center is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

16. Monticello Visitors Center

8.3
931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA
History Museum · 11 tips and reviews
Shorty's Diner is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

17. Shorty's Diner

8.5
627 Merrimac Trl, Williamsburg, VA
Diner · 46 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Very popular Diner. Can get real crowded but they cycle through tables fairly quickly. Very friendly and efficient Staff. Can't miss with the omelettes.

Yorktown Battlefield is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

18. Yorktown Battlefield

8.8
1000 Colonial Pkwy, Yorktown, VA
National Park · 26 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Beautiful park. Expansive. The car audio tour is very good and you can get the CD in the shop for around $5. Lots of good vantage points from different siege works.

Hersheypark is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

19. Hersheypark

9.0
100 W Hershey Park Dr (at Park Ave), Hershey, PA
Theme Park · 222 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Awesome park with lots of roller coasters and other rides. Ticket includes Water Park area. June (mid week) seems to be great time with less crowds. Wait times for rides minimal.

Hershey's Chocolate World is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

20. Hershey's Chocolate World

8.9
251 Park Blvd (at Hersheypark), Hershey, PA
Candy Store · 212 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Very cool must see. Actual factory tours are no longer available and this is where you can get a more family fun version of it. Make your own candy bars as well as 3 other tours. Great candy shop!

Homewood Suites by Hilton is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

21. Homewood Suites by Hilton

7.7
3990 Tecport Dr, Harrisburg, PA
Hotel · South Harrisburg · 15 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Great suites here! Especially for family of 5 which is hard to find. Nicely furnished and a great Lobby area. 8 miles from Hershey Park (easy drive) and they have discounted tickets available.

Golden Bowl is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

22. Golden Bowl

6.9
51 N 12th St (at Reading Terminal Market), Philadelphia, PA
Chinese Restaurant · Chinatown · 5 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Good, fresh and hot. Had the General Tso's which was a little spicy but good :). Chicken fried rice was well done. Cash only, no credit or debit.

Hilton Garden Inn is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

23. Hilton Garden Inn

5.4
1100 Arch St (at 11th St), Philadelphia, PA
Hotel · Chinatown · 40 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Decent Hotel. Great location and very friendly staff. Central City with Metro Subway nearby and within walking distance of the Historical area. Reading Terminal next door, great marketplace!

Tomato Pie Cafe is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

24. Tomato Pie Cafe

8.3
3950 Tecport Dr, Harrisburg, PA
Café · South Harrisburg · 45 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Very eclectic, speak easy feel. Nice establishment with quality fresh food. Caramel latte was excellent and the 12oz was more than enough. The Greek Flipper was tasty...give it a try.

Liberty Bell Center is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

25. Liberty Bell Center

8.8
526 Market St (at 6th St), Philadelphia, PA
Historic Site · Center City East · 180 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Usually a good sized line for this. Get your tickets for Independence Hall first (at the Visitor Ctr) and than check out the Bell. Might time it right to go to Hall afterword for your time slot.

Reading Terminal Market is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

26. Reading Terminal Market

9.1
51 N 12th St (btwn Arch & Filbert Sts), Philadelphia, PA
Food Court · Chinatown · 675 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Great market. Lots of dining options from BBQ, Chinese, Burgers, to Philly Cheesesteaks. Even have chocolate stalls, fresh fish and farm goods from area Amish. Right next door to Hilton Garden Inn.

Four Points by Sheraton Niagara Falls is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

27. Four Points by Sheraton Niagara Falls

7001 Buffalo Ave, Niagara Falls, NY
Hotel · LaSalle · 28 tips and reviews
Niagara Falls (American Side) is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

28. Niagara Falls (American Side)

9.1
Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls, NY
Waterfall · 210 tips and reviews
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

29. Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site

8.3
4097 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY
Historic Site · 21 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Must see. 1st Presidential Library built next to where FDR was raised. The home is like a step back in time with all its original furnishings. His resting place is in the Rose Garden.

Hampton Inn by Hilton is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

30. Hampton Inn by Hilton

8.4
2361 South Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY
Hotel · 10 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Good location to use as base for exploring Hudson Valley. Close to FDR home and museum as well as Vanderbilt Mansion & Morse Mansion. Suites are a great deal!