Washington breathes history, politics and power. The dominating 132-mansion, the White House, the world’s most famous address, the Pentagon and other houses of power engulfs the city with an enigma of its own. When visiting the nation’s capital choosing you hotel can be the bedrock of creating a memorable trip. The most favorable time to visit Washington is between March – May and between Sept-Nov.
The Potomac River and the C & O Canal help water sports like canoeing and rowing. The long winding cycling path near the Rock Creek Park is a cyclist’s delight. To pay homage to the martyrs of America, visit the Arlington National Cemetery a sprawling 612-acre graveyard, with more than 2, 50,000 graves of army personnel from the American Revolution onwards.
Washington celebrates the Cherry Blossom in March, Smithsonian folk life in June and Independence Day in July. Your travel advisor can help organize visits during these festivals and arrange city tours to the historical locations in the city.