Where can you find American history, culture and monuments, all wrapped up in a cherry-blossom bow and ready for travellers like yourself to discover? Washington, D.C. of course! Not quite Virginia, not quite Maryland, this monumental city (literally!) is jam-packed with sights you won’t want to miss. All three seats of the United States government call the city home, making it one of the most influential cities in the world. Plus, this is where the president’s dog lives.
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By far the most popular form of transportation in the city seems to be the tour bus, but even so, you should pack your walking shoes. There are just too many sites to see without them! Of course, taxis and lastminute.co.nz’scar rental options are good choices, too. If you want to see the underground capital, take the Metro like a local.
Are you on one of theflights to Washingtonthat land in the morning? Great! Watch the sun rise over the Reflecting Pool (and you thought it was for inner reflections), Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument. Touching down in the afternoon? Check out one of the free museums of the Smithsonian, arguably the best in the country.
And if you land after dark, head to the Kennedy Center for a show or just a great view of the city. Now you can relax in one of our Washington hotels knowing you started your trip off right.
Want to see a lesser-known side of the capital? Watch the rabbits, deer, birds and raccoons of Rock Creek Park. And did you know that Washington has one of the largest Ethiopian populations in the world (you know, outside of Ethiopia)? Now’s your chance to dip some injera bread into the stewed and sautéed meats and veggies of this delicious cuisine.
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