Destination: Washington, DC

There's no need to cross the pond to experience Italian art and culture...

With this year’s travel spotlight, we’ve looked to a plethora of options throughout Italy. But, if you find yourself on a budget and unable to make the trek, there is still much to explore right here, stateside.

With the focus on Washington, DC via the presidential campaigns, we decided it’s a great time to highlight why our nation’s capital is an excellent destination – not only for exploring our own history and culture as Americans, but that of our heritage as well.

Check out 10 Ways to Explore Italian Culture Around Washington, DC, courtesy of University of Maryland.

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