Wave to the President

3-Day Washington DC City Stay – USA

Prices from £178 pp

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Duration3 days / 2 nights (flexible)

LocationWashington DC

Suitable for families

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The White House, the Pentagon, numerous museums and monuments mark this as the place where democracy was born. Washington DC may be the capital, but it has even more to offer than that, with jazzy neighbourhoods, boutique hotels and trendy restaurants. You’ll stay in a stylish city hotel that is within walking distance to the home of the leader of the free world.

What's included

  • Accommodation – price based on 2 people sharing

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Arrival in the Capital

You’ll either arrive by plan, train or car today. if you are at the airport or station, you can easily take a taxi to your hotel. Compared to the towers of Manhattan, it is a surprise to find that Washington has surprisingly low buildings, spaciously laid out with lots of greenery and elegant white buildings. The centre mainly consists of office buildings and is very deserted in the evenings and at weekends, so you’ll stay in a hotel that is in the atmospheric jazz district of Dupont, full of bars, restaurants and bookshops. The rest of the day is free for you to explore Washington as you please.

a close up of the capitol building

Free Time in DC

After breakfast, you can walk along the Mall, on one side you see where Martin Luther King delivered his ‘I have a dream’ speech, on the other the steps of the Capitol where Presidents have addressed people for hundreds of years. In the middle is a huge, mirrored basin of water, lined with various war memorials and museums. Across the river is Arlington Cemetery, an infinite amount of white headstones on a green field where over 300,000 people are buried. On the edge of the Mall is The Old Post Office, a converted post office full of restaurants, head to the top floor to enjoy the views of the White House and other sights. There’s plenty to do, whatever your interests.

a long lake with a tower in the background

Washington Departure

After a cup of coffee and a bagel, you will travel on to your next American destination. Head to Boston to explore the New England area and its National parks and coastline, or continue along to the border to feel the power of Niagara Falls.

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Start planning your next adventure with Emma, our travel specialist for the USA. She'll work with you until your itinerary is exactly how you want it, leaving you to enjoy your holiday, stress-free.

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