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4.5/5Wonderful!(95 area reviews)
Shopping, fine dining and museums aplenty: Downtown really is where the business happens.
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Get ready for incredible architecture, restaurants and pubs in Dupont Circle.
5/5Exceptional!(5 area reviews)
A pleasant suburb on the banks of the Potomac River, home to the city’s oldest buildings, great shops and stylish bars.
4/5Very Good!(34 area reviews)
This neighbourhood boasts the U.S. Capitol, Library of Congress, and enough familiar news backdrops to make your jaw drop.
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Once a crumbling DC district; now a pleasant area where government buildings meet a cool student and artistic hub.
History buffs will enjoy exploring Washington, and visitors give high marks for the important monuments, fascinating museums, and renowned art. This city also attracts tourists with its parks, theaters, and entertainment choices. Top sights in the city include Ford's Theater, White House, and United States Capitol.
Known for its museums, art, and theaters, the city's cultural venues include Ford's Theater, Arsenal, and National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. Its monuments and historic sites are notable and landmarks include Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, and Jefferson Memorial. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the parks and these places to visit: Franklin Square, Bundy Playground, and Abraham Lincoln Statue.
In Washington, you'll be able to select from 916 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect vacation. These are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:
Other favorite sights in Washington include White House, United States Capitol, and Arlington National Cemetery. Top places to see outside the city include Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, located 13.4 mi (21.5 from the heart of the city, and Six Flags America, which is 13.5 mi (21.7 away.
With so many ways to get around, exploring Washington is a breeze. You can take advantage of metro transit at 7th St. Convention Center Station, Gallery Place Chinatown Station, and Center Station. If you'd like to explore more of the area, ride aboard a train from Washington Union Station, Alexandria Station, or New Carrollton Station.