Planning a trip to Washington, D.C. can be a daunting task. It can be overwhelming to make sure you’ve put everything on your to-do list, especially with the massive amount of rich history there is on every corner of the city. While several big tourist spots are open to the public and don’t require reservations or tickets, like the Smithsonian Museums or many of the monuments, there are a few that you’ll want to be sure to plan ahead to make your reservations for so you don’t miss out.
A White House Tour
Seeing the White House is something Americans remember for the rest of their lives. Walking through the halls, you can feel the greatness that has occupied this historic residence for centuries. Reserving your tour can only be done through your Congress Representative. Find who that is here, along with a link to their website where you can request a tour.Tours can be booked up to three months in advance, but no less than 21 days in advance. It is recommended to book tours as early in advance as you can to ensure your request is accepted. Before your visit, be sure to read over what you need for entry, along with the lists of prohibited and permitted items inside the White House.