I cannot think of a better place to celebrate President’s Day than in Washington DC, the Nation’s Capitol where it all began. This year in 2022 President’s Day falls on Monday, February 21, 2022. There is still time left to plan the trip to the capitol and be able to really celebrate this holiday the right way. Bring your whole family and soak up all the history that is in this area, so you can remind yourself of your roots, and all that has taken place to get America where it is today. Being a president as one can imagine is not an easy job. Honoring all those who held this role over the years is really a special day and a perfect reason to get away to Washington DC. In this article we will discuss what President’s day is and why you should spend your touring the great Nation’s Capitol.
Celebrate Presidents Day in Washington DC
What is President's Day
Presidents’ Day is celebrated Monday, February 21, 2022. Learn about the history of Presidents’ Day, an American holiday that is popularly recognized as honoring presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, who were both born in February. Each year on the third Monday of February, we celebrate Presidents’ Day in the U.S. The holiday was established by Congress to recognize the birthday of our first President, George Washington, who was born in Virginia on February 22, 1732. Originally established in 1885 in recognition of President George Washington, the holiday became popularly known as Presidents’ Day after it was moved as part of 1971’s Uniform Monday Holiday Act, an attempt to create more three-day weekends for the nation’s workers. Interestingly enough there are a few states that do not celebrate this holiday, The US states that do not celebrate the Presidents’ Day are Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Delaware, Louisiana, Rhode Island, Kansas, and North Carolina. The name never officially changed to Presidents’ Day. But since federal code permits local governments and private businesses to name federal holidays whatever they want, most states call it Presidents’ Day. Many stores also take advantage of this second name to promote February sales. Presidents’ Day is an American national holiday, but parts of Canada celebrate Family Day that lands on the third Monday of February. Some banks will be closed and other government offices on this, it really depends on where you live, which gives you even more reason to travel to Washington DC and celebrate this day!
You may be wondering how to celebrate this days and you are looking for some ideas. If you travel to Washington DC I am going to list some things you can do to make sure that you are able to get the full experience while visiting the Nation’s Capitol.
Ways to Celebrate President’s Day in DC
- Prepare a president-inspired meal. Start a self-improvement plan based on presidential values.
- Spend some time outside enjoying Mother Nature.
- Spend some time curled up with an appropriate book.
- Write a letter to the President of the United States.
- Explore DC with a guided educational Tour
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