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Washington Travel Guide

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Where is Washington?

Learning a bit about your destination before you get there is a good way to prepare for your getaway. Ready to find out just where Washington is on the world map? It's the national capital city of United States of America and about 3 miles to the east of the significant city of Arlington. This corner of District of Columbia is home to around 650,000 residents, some of whom will surely be willing to share some excellent travel tips.

Places to Visit in Washington

So, what should you see first? You'd be crazy to skip White House and the Washington Monument. While you're exploring amazing attractions, why not stop at Arlington National Cemetery and the Lincoln Memorial too? Don't make your way to Washington without seeing exceptional attractions like the Georgetown University and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Are you after extra options? Drop by the Iwo Jima Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. If time isn't a problem, try to see them all! Take some time to properly reflect upon this area's past with a visit to Jefferson Memorial. Need some more options? Whether it's a tragedy, comedy or musical, a night at Ford's Theater is a fantastic way to while away a few hours. But wait, that's not all! United States Capitol is a historic civic building that has been the home of many different governments throughout the years.

Car Rentals in Washington

Incredible adventures are just around the corner with car rentals in Washington. Ready to discover the region from the convenience of your own wheels? Head out of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport minutes after landing by renting a vehicle from a nearby outlet. You'll discover Alamo Rent A Car just a few minutes away from the arrivals gate. National Car Rental is another good choice. Enterprise is right in the heart of the city. All you have to do is head to 1029 Vermont Avenue Nw. Avis at 50 Massachusetts Avenue Ne is another option to look into.

Where to stay in Washington – Hotel Accommodation

While there are at least 486 hotels in Washington, clever travelers book as soon as they can. Orbitz has some of the best options in United States of America's capital city. If something a bit fancy is what you're after, slide between the silky sheets at the Four Seasons Hotel Washington D.C. (2800 Pennsylvania Ave Nw) or the Rosewood Washington, D.C. (1050 31st St Nw). If you're planning to travel on a tight budget, check out the Comfort Inn Downtown DC/Convention Center and the Windsor Park Hotel. Thinking about visiting White House while you're here? After accommodation nearby? Then try The Jefferson, Washington, DC, 0.6 miles away, or The Hay-Adams, 0.2 miles away.

Nearest Airports to Washington

If you're planning to visit Washington, there's a good chance your trip will begin at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), which is 4 miles to the south of the downtown area. Once your plane has hit the tarmac, collect your bags and embark on your next epic adventure!

Popular Places to Visit Near Washington

If you have seen all there is to see in Washington and have a couple more days to spare, don't fret. There are great tourist attractions just a stone's throw from here. You might be unaware that you're only 30 miles from Catharpin. It's the perfect starting point to get to the Manassas National Battlefield Park. This attraction is well-loved by tourists and locals alike.

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