The pulse of our great nation beats from inside the Beltway. Deals are made, bills are passed, and laws are put on the books. Political power players, government officials, and a supporting cast of characters all play important roles. However, Washington D.C. is more than the sum of our election process. It is home to marble memorials of our Founding Fathers, fascinating museums dedicated to a variety of historical pursuits, and some of the most unique musical and culinary culture found anywhere in the nation. Washington, D.C., vacations allow you to pack in loads of sightseeing, museum visits, delicious dining, and fine arts experiences. Serving as the national capital, it plays host to a variety of nationalities, which has resulted in an impressive mix of eclectic ethnic eateries There's also an impressive number of free museums and attractions, allowing you to save on your entertainment so you can splurge on restaurants and other entertainment options. You don’t have to filibuster to find savings at Travelocity. Just book the Washington, D.C. package deals that offer the best combination of hotel and airfare options into one affordable purchase.
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The National Mall is the museum and monument stretch that includes the Smithsonian, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Constitution Gardens, and the Lincoln Memorial. After visiting these well-known sites, explore beyond downtown D.C. Make a visit to Georgetown to walk the side streets in the quaint neighborhood before hitting the shops and bars on Wisconsin Avenue and M Street. Walk along Embassy Row to view the stately homes of foreign dignitaries or spend a day at the National Zoo. The White House, National Cathedral, and Library of Congress are other must-see attractions. D.C. has great public transportation, but renting a car allows you to visit non-centralized places like the Arlington National Cemetery, and a cruise along the scenic George Washington Parkway is always worth the time.
Book vacation packages in Washington, D.C. around its many festivals to experience the true local culture. Check out the National Cherry Blossom Festival in late March to celebrate the famed tree associated with the lore of our first President. The Fourth of July is another great time for vacations in Washington, D.C., as the city pulls out the stops for the celebration of independence. Patriotic bursts of fireworks can be enjoyed over the National Mall and the daytime parade features groups such as the Yankee Doodle marching band in colonial dress. Around the Fourth of July is also the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, which changes themes annually.
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