Washington D.C., the capital of the US is renowned as the home of the US Government and its iconic neoclassical style buildings. Whether you choose to visit these world-famous landmarks, explore some of the numerous museums and memorials or try out the city’s great dining and night life scene, Washington D.C. certainly has something for everyone. Fly from May 2018!
With so much to see and do, a good place to start would be The National Mall. With the U.S. Capitol building at one end, the Lincoln Memorial at the other and the Washington Monument and a number of the city’s most famous museums in between, this 2-mile boulevard showcases some of the key landmarks. If the 2-mile walk is not for you, why not explore the city on a sightseeing tour by bus, bike or segway, or take a boat tour along the Potomac River. Not to be missed, of course, is a trip to The Capitol which is home to the House of Representatives and the Senate. Another building you will not want to miss is The White House, the official residence and workplace of the US President.
The city is home to 19 Smithsonian Museums, all of which have free admission, including art galleries and a National Zoo, so you are truly spoiled for choice no matter what you’re interested in. Some of the city’s top rated museums that are not to be missed are; The National Air and Space Museum, The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the National Museum of Natural History, the largest natural history museum in the world.
Not only the nation’s capital, Washington D.C. is often referred to as the nation’s food capital as well. Why not explore some of the city’s neighbourhoods that are best known for its cuisine: Georgetown, DuPont Circle, Penn Quarter and Adams Morgan are all renowned for having some of the best eateries and bars in the city. Visiting these neighbourhoods will allow you to explore some of the city’s coolest districts and experience the city to its fullest potential.
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