Botanic Gardens: First Street, SW, between Maryland Ave. and C St. Washington, DC. The living plant museum located on the National Mall showcases an impressive state-of-the-art indoor garden with approximately 4,000 seasonal, tropical and subtropical plants. The U.S. Botanic Garden is administered by the Architect of the Capitol and offers special exhibits and educational programs throughout the year.
When I was a middle school Language Arts teacher, I taught 8th graders for two years. During which time, I chaperoned two class trips to Washington DC. A visit to our nation’s capitol is both endlessly educational and eye-catching. Naturally, when my husband’s spring break from teaching fell at the end of March, I thought […]