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Washington D.C. Holidays Explore the iconic monuments of Washington D.C. and the landscapes of the Capitol Region

Washington D.C. Holidays

Welcome to Washington D.C., the capital of the United States and one of the most iconic destinations in the world. If you’re looking for a holiday that combines American history, culture, and politics, Washington D.C. is the perfect choice.

From the grandeur of the White House to the majesty of the National Mall, this city is packed with iconic landmarks, museums, and monuments that tell the story of America’s past and present.

Explore the world-class museums of the Smithsonian Institution, take a tour of the U.S. Capitol Building, and enjoy the cherry blossom in spring. Book your Washington D.C. holiday today and discover the sights, sounds, and flavours of this dynamic city.

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    Popular Washington D.C. Holiday Ideas

    Some favourite Washington D.C. holiday ideas that can be personalised to suite your plans.

    Washington D.C. Fly Drive Holidays

    Self drive holiday itineraries that feature Washington D.C. and the Capital Region.

    Washington D.C. Escorted Tours

    Follow a local guide as they show you the sights of Washington D.C and the Capital Region.

    Washington D.C. Rail Holidays

    Explore the Capital Region and beyond by train.

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    Washington D.C. Holidays 2024 & 2025

    Washington D.C. has a whole bucket list of things to see but don’t miss the Smithsonian Institute. One of the world’s greatest museums, it gives a great insight into the history and development of America.

    As well plenty to see during the day, Washington also has a lively nightlife. Head to the area round Dupont Circle, Adams Morgan and U Street where you will find a great mix of bars, restaurants and buzzing night clubs. Or take in a show or concert at one of Washington’s many theatres and music venues

    Things To Do In Washington D.C.

    • Gaze upon the famous White House
    • Wander around the towering Washington Monument
    • Take a selfie on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial
    • Experience the National Air & Space Museum
    • See the Korean War Memorial
    • Head inside the Jefferson Memorial
    • Take a tour of the Library of Congress
    • Trace the evolution of communication at the Newseum
    • Ride on the top deck of the Washington D.C. hop-on hop-off bus
    • Explore the exhibits at the Museum of Natural History

    Getting There

    By Road – New York 226 miles; Atlanta 640 miles

    By Rail – New York 3 hours; Philadelphia 1.5 hours; Boston 5 hours

    By Air – Direct flights from the UK and most major US cities to Washington D.C. and nearby Baltimore

    Getting Around

    With logically laid-out streets and easy-to-use Metrorail and Metrobus, you can explore much of Washington stress-free.

    Many of the famous landmarks are within walking distance of each other and taxis are plentiful. For those who prefer to explore on two wheels, the Capital Bikeshare scheme has a fleet of over 3000 bicycles spread throughout the city.

    Tailor Made USA Holidays

    Discover America your way. Combine a self drive with a city stay or an escorted tour with a cruise.

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