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This Underrated Outdoor Space Just Might Be The Most Beautiful Place In Washington DC

The National Arboretum isn’t exactly unknown. It’s operated by the Department of Agriculture and is a major center of botanical research. But even though most people know it’s there, it’s one of those places that DC locals sheepishly admit they’ve never seen. The biggest reason for this is because the Arboretum is a little bit out of the way. In the Northeast corner of DC, there’s no metro stop close by and not many buses go up there, except for the B2 Metrobus. But the National Arboretum is worth the effort to get there for it’s natural beauty and stunning flora and fauna.

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Maura
Maura is a freelance writer and consultant from Washington, DC.