Destinations / City Breaks / Washington
The seat of the United States government, Washington DC has evolved into a busy, cosmopolitan city. It offers a fascinating holiday destination for lovers of history and politics, as well as those looking to experience the vibrant city life of America's capital.
Take a long weekend trip to Washington DC and discover iconic attractions, such as the White House, the Kennedy Centre, the Smithsonian, Arlington Cemetery, Lincoln Memorial, the US Holocaust Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. On top of these, a wide array of good restaurants, lively pubs, serious bars (for high achievers and intellectual debate), nightclubs, concert halls and a vibrant live music scene make Washington DC a happening place.
Shopping in the capital city is a must, with many international designer labels and hip vintage stores. Visitors can also enjoy various festivals and events ranging from simple street markets to the lovely Cherry Blossom festival held every spring.
With flights to Washington Dulles airport and a wide selection of great value hotels, short stays in Washington DC have never been easier. For a US city so seriously embroiled in politics and world affairs, Washington has many aspects to its personality that make it a hugely interesting city break destination - so search here and book online today.