Washington D.C. General Information
As home to the White House, Capitol Hill and being the capital of the US, Washington D.C. holidays enjoy a level of historical culture and political monuments that are second-to-none.
Visiting Washington D.C. has got to be the highlight of any US holiday and like all of the major cities in the US, Washington contains a huge number of attractions to suit both families and couples alike.
Things to do in Washington D.C.
From Capitol Hill to the White House, from the Washington Monument to the Smithsonian, holidays to Washington D.C. enjoy a city that is brimming with historical attractions that are known throughout the world. Washington D.C. also has a vibrant theatre and arts scene; the Penn Quarter arts district includes well-known venues such as 9:30 Club, Blues Alley and the Bohemian Caverns, which always has both mainstream and fringe arts on. Wisconsin Avenue is popular for its designer-brand shopping opportunities.
When to go to Washington D.C.
Washington D.C. sees summer average temperatures of 31.4°C in July and winter lows of -1.8°C in January.
Self-Drive and Fly-Drive holidays in Washington D.C.
American Sky’s Self-Drive Eastern Values tour is a 10-night tour that begins and ends in New York City and includes two nights in Washington D.C. The Self-Drive Historic Highlights seven-night tour starts in Washington D.C. and includes Williamsburg, the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, Gettysburg and ends in Philadelphia. The Self-Drive Colonial America tour is a seven-night tour that begins and ends in Washington D.C. and includes the Shenandoah national park, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia Beach and Baltimore.
Planning a holiday to Washington D.C. in 2013/2014?
Planning a holiday to Washington D.C. in 2013 or 2014? American Sky has the experience to help you plan your perfect holiday. Call our Washington D.C. specialists today and make the most of your next holiday.
- White House
- National Portrait Gallery
- Capitol Hill
- Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
- The Washington Monument
- Lincoln Memorial
- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
- US Capitol Building
- Arlington Cemetery