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Washington, DC is in Phase Two of reopening, meaning select museums, gardens and shops are open for business. If you find yourself in the city, make sure to follow the latest travel safety guidelines, including adhering to social distancing and wearing face coverings, especially indoors. One of the best ways to experience the city this summer is outdoors, from the National Mall to parks and gardens. And even if you can't make it to DC this year in person, we invite you to experience the best of the city virtually.

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