People can celebrate Christmas the way any way they like, no matter how far it strays from those common paths. We share a few unusual but enjoyable places with their own special traditions for December 25th.
Washington's sword looks like a magic wand. Seriously, doesn't he look like he's about to shout "alohomora!" and unlock the hell out of some doors?
Attention Jeff Tweedy of Wilco: George Washington is an American aquarium drinker, and he is trying to break your heart.
"Within this enclosure," says the sign on the top of the tomb, "Rest the remains of Genl GEORGE WASHINGTON." I should probably be in a state of rapturous, patriotic awe; in truth, I'm probably closer to the breathless hyper-giddiness of a tween at a Justin Bieber concert.
Drop by for one of the two daily wreath ceremonies; it's one of the few moments in which they open the gate and one can get an unobstructed view of the tomb.