Home to hundreds of museums, a thriving arts scene, and the residence and workplace of the president, Washington, D.C. is a high-energy city that blends political charm with hipster-cool. From wallet-friendly guesthouses to luxury hotels in D.C., there are accommodation options to suit all tastes and budgets.
What better place to start your adventure than with a wander around Capitol Hill? You can get snap-happy at quaint Victorian houses, brush shoulders with congressmen, take a look the legislative chambers in the iconic domed Capitol building, and explore manicured grounds created by the same landscape architect who designed Central Park. Continue your political-themed trip and head to Pennsylvania Avenue, where you can get a glimpse of the White House. Learn more about the history of this powerful city at some of the 19 artifact-stuffed museums near to the National Mall. When you're all museumed-out, relax on the steps opposite the Washington monument and be wowed at the size of the obelisk and rectangular lake.
There are plenty of DC delights to sink your teeth into day or night. Head to the artsy food trucks in Franklin Square for creative twists on favorites like fish tacos, pulled pork, and sticky ribs. Then, wash your hearty meal down with a frosty craft beer. After dinner, don your best party gear, and head to the swanky rooftop bars found in some of the luxury hotels in Washington, where you can sip on handcrafted cocktails and watch the beautiful people mingle under the stars.
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Hotels in District of Columbia start at $76 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.