Washington DC stands majestically along the Potomac River, on the border between Maryland and Virginia on the US’s East Coast. The city’s impressive political culture will delight House of Cards and West Wing devotees alike—and the White House is top of any self-respecting fan’s list. Book well in advance to take a guided tour and walk the same halls as your presidential heroes.

    The world-famous Smithsonian Institution is a real DC highlight. Spend a day exploring its many fascinating museums completely free of charge, including the Natural History Museum, the National Air and Space Museum, and the National Zoo.

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    • Washington DC Travel Essentials

      Our Washington DC Travel Essentials lays out the essential information you need to help planning your trip to the capital city of the USA. No matter how frequently you travel, some questions will always need answers: What’s the weather like? How can I get from the airport to my hotel? What currency and type of plug do I need? We...

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