Jefferson Memorial
Jefferson Memorial
Washington and Lincoln Memorial/Monuments
Washington and Lincoln Memorial/Monuments
The Whitehouse, Washington DC
The Whitehouse, Washington DC

Washington, DC Short Break

3 nights from £949 per person Including Flights


Embark on a captivating three day break in Washington D.C. where history and modernity merge seamlessly. Spend your day filling your brain with historical knowledge at the National Archives, home to the Declaration of Independence. Then take a reflective walk around the Lincoln Memorial and the World War II Memorial, both particularly striking at dusk.

Venture out to the vibrant Georgetown neighbourhood for its charming boutiques and cafes. In the afternoon, enjoy the serenity of Rock Creek Park, an urban oasis perfect for a leisurely stroll or bike ride. Explore the trendy restaurants in the area for dinner, followed by an evening at the Kennedy Centre for a performance.

View the White House and delve into the history of American presidencies. Then, venture to the nearby neighbourhoods like Dupont Circle or Adams Morgan, known for their lively streets, colourful architecture, and eclectic shops. End your trip with a visit to one of the many rooftop bars or restaurants, offering stunning views of the city skyline. Walk along the National Mall starting from The Capitol Building to Washington Monument and ending at the imposing Lincoln Memorial.

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Day 1

Fly into Washington, DC and transfer to your hotel independently - see our recommended hotels in the hotel tab for more information. Take a leisurely evening stroll to orientate yourself and enjoy dinner in one of the city's many excellent restaurants.

Day 2

You have a full day to enjoy the sights and we can book various tours and attractions to help you get the most from the city. If you're feeling energetic you could take the a bike tour or simply hop on a bus to see all of the sights such as The National Mall, Lincoln's Memorial, Washington Monument and the Reflecting Pool. We actually recommend booking "The Sightseeing Pass" which combines all of these things, allowing you to choose from Big Bus Tours, Unlimited Biking Capital Sites Bike Tour, the International Spy Museum and Spirit of Mount Vernon Cruise. After a packed day you'll deserve and cocktail and then dinner in one of the diverse neighbourhoods. Not to mention over 17 Smithosnian museums throughout DC to explore.

Day 3

It's worth an early start this morning to fit in a few more of the fabulous sights of Washington. Why not head to Georgetown to browse the great boutiques and enjoy brunch in one of the lovely cafes or restaurants. It has many scenic pathways overlooking the river. Or how about hopping on the metro and visiting Arlington and its historic cemetery? Join a guided tour whilst you're there and learn about the American Civil War.

Day 4

Depending on your plans, head to the airport or Union Station independently for your onward journey either home or to one of the other east coast destinations such as New York, Boston or Philadelphia.

  • Return International flights
  • Three night accommodation (see the recommended in the "Hotels" tab)

What's Not Included:

  • Airport transfers
  • Meals
  • Please see the "Optional Excursions" tab for activities we can pre-book for you

Prices are person and subject to change   (ATI)

  • 1 day Sightseeing Pass £65 - choose from over 15 top attractions including Big Bus Tour, Biking Tour, International Spy Museum
  • Arlington National Cemetery Tour - £18
  • Old Town Trolley City Tour Pass - £42
  • Best of Capitol Hill Bike Tour - £47
  • Monuments by Moonlight - £51

Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol

Washington D.C.

This comfortable hotel is located one block from the Air and Space Museum, the most visited museum in the world and within easy walking distance to the Washington area attractions

Fairmont Washington DC

Washington D.C.

Located in the fashionable West End this hotel surrounds you with comfort and luxury having spacious rooms and brilliant colours throughout the property.

Hotel Zena

Washington D.C.

A stylish boutique hotel close to the sights and attractions of DC. Hotel Zena combines cool chic with friendly service, and the nightly hosted wine hour between 5pm & 6pm is very popular with guests after a busy day sightseeing.

The St Regis Washington DC

Washington D.C.

The St Regis Washington DC offers a truly luxurious hotel at the centre of the city - in easy walking distance of all the major attractions of America's famous capital.

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