Washington D.C. Vacations: The Capital
Washington, D.C. is a city of iconic landmarks. There’s the Lincoln Memorial, the White House, the U.S. Capitol, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the towering obelisk of the Washington Monument. It is also a city of museums, from the Smithsonian to the National Gallery of Art. Take a stroll down the National Mall. Beyond the monuments of high office, you’ll find neighborhood bars and restaurants that draw aspiring politicians and visitors alike. Liberty Travel’s Washington, D.C. vacation packages connect you with insider experiences to let you experience the best of the nation’s capital.
Washington, D.C. at a Glance
Currency: U.S. Dollar ($)
Tipping Customs: Tip anywhere between 20-25%
Popular Drink: Cocktails
Must Eat: Half-smoke, a kind of local sausage/hot dog
Power Up: A or B (two or three-prong) 110 V
Weather: Summer brings humid weather in the 80s; late Spring and early fall bring ideal temperatures in the 70s, and the thermostat drops down into the 20s and 30s in the winter.
Best Time to Visit: Late spring and early fall bring beautiful weather; the National Cherry Blossom Festival comes around mid to late-March, and, while summer is popular, it can get crowded.
Washington, D.C. Deals
Top Things to Do in Washington, D.C.
Walk the National Mall
From end to end, the National Mall is home to D.C.’s leading landmarks.
See the Smithsonian Museums
The Smithsonian Museums offer the best deal in town, with free admission. See the National Museum of American History, the National Air and Space Museum, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and the National Museum of African American History and Culture—to name just a few.
Take the White House Tour
Get a glimpse of these storied halls and stately rooms—but speak to your Liberty Travel vacation consultant, because spaces are very limited on this much-sought-after tour.
See the Lincoln Memorial
Reflect on Lincoln’s legacy and enjoy spectacular views of the National Mall.
Stand Before the U.S. Capitol
Admire the beautiful architecture, or book a tour of the building with your family, but plan ahead because space is limited on this tour.
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