“The City by the Bay” is the USA's fifth most popular city for visitors for very good reason: a wealth of rich and colourful sights, sounds, and experiences based in its neighbourhoods - and here are four prime examples
DC offers a suprisingly low-key, low-rise cityscape that's a mix of the modern - from inspired to humdrum - and classic landmarks, monuments, and neighbourhoods instantly recognisable to many even beyond the borders of the USA.
Marvel blockbusters such as Captain America:
The Winter Soldier (2014), Spider-Man: Homecoming
(2017) and Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) have featured
Washington, D.C. in some of their action sequences.
The capital boasts unparalleled natural settings, large
monuments filled with symbolism because of their
political relevance – such as the Capitol, the White
House and the Supreme Court – and an enviable
network of museums. No wonder they have often shared
the spotlight with well-known Hollywood stars.
Even most folks in the USA rarely give much thought to this quintessential farm state in what's sometimes dismissively termed "flyover country" (between the more "interesting" East and West...