The power behind the world’s greatest superpower

Embedded in some of the greatest annals of history and political intrigue is the proud old city of Washington D.C. There are countless museums and galleries in Washington. At The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, you can encounter delicate butterflies, handle live Madagascan Cockroaches or marvel at the beauty of The Hope Diamond. The Washington Monument and The White House are acclaimed attractions and without doubt, the city’s main icons.

What you'll need

An ESTA, a passport with at least six months validity, and a visa depending on your nationality

Best time to go

September through to November or March to May

Travel tip

Be prepared for LOTS of security checks

Essentials to pack

A notepad of your favourite House of Cards quotes

Top sights

Check out some of the most impressive landmarks, adrenaline-pumping activities, inspiring views and fascinating exhibits this city has on offer.

1United States Capitol
2The White House
3The Lincoln Memorial
4The Washington Monument
5National Air and Space Museum
6National Gallery of Art
7National Museum of American History
8National Mall and Veterans Memorials

Washington Hotels

Whether you want prime location, superior views or budget bliss, we can help you find the accommodation that suits your every need.


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