The National Mall is the hub of Washington, DC with the majority of tourist sites bordering its lawn. After a short metro ride from Dulles International Airport, travelers will find themselves in an open grassy expanse surrounded by internationally recognized museums and monuments steeped in history. A city best explored by foot, it’s easy to find yourself wandering from landmark to landmark and neighborhood to neighborhood all the way from Capitol Hill to Georgetown, the Upper Northwest, Dupont Circle, Shaw, and beyond.
Flights to and from Washington, DC (IAD) are offered seasonally. Dates may vary.
Why Go To Washington, DC
As the nation’s capital, Washington, DC holds a significant place in American history, but a vacation to Washington, DC offers so much more than a history lesson. Tour world-renowned museums, dine on culinary delights, and soak in the energy of an urban space that celebrates its past with festivals, national events, and cultural diversity. With so much to see and do, visitors to DC will find themselves wanting to come back again and again.
The Washington Monument in high spring bloom
Who Should Go
A perfect place for families to learn about the nation’s history at the numerous museums and memorials, many of which are free.
See history come to life while endlessly exploring the commemorative monuments, memorials, museums, and more.
Washington, DC offers a booming culinary scene featuring top chefs and cuisine from around the world.