Cherry blossom season at the Thomas Jefferson Memorial.

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The USA's capital teems with iconic monuments, vast museums and the corridors of power. But look closer and you'll have a sharp view of one of America's most diverse art and culture scenes.


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Best Neighborhoods

Seeing the White House and Capitol will thrill, but it's the cobblestoned neighborhoods and bohemian quarters that really make you fall for Washington, DC.

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From wineries to oysters to hikes in the mountains, the region around Washington, DC, has a day trip to suit every taste.

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Navigating Washington, DC, isn’t tricky, but it does take some planning to make for a smooth trip. Here's our guide to getting around the US capital.

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Have a low-cost visit to Washington, DC, with these fantastic experiences that are completely free.

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