Travel guide to Washington D.C.

Facts

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Local name
Washington DC
Inhabitants
600.000
Timezone
When the time is 12.00 in the U.K., it is 07.00 in Washington D.C.

Best time to visit

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Washington DC can be visited all year. Summers get very hot and humid, though, and winters can be very cold with lots of snow. So the best times to go are in the spring and in the fall.

Culture and entertainment

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In March or April they have the Cherry Blossom Festival and the Smithsonian Kite Festival in the city. The Festival of American Folk Life takes place in June, and the Adams-Morgan Day and the DC Blues Festival take place in September.

Accommodation / Hotel

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There are many hotels in Washington, both expensive, medium-priced and cheaper ones. Furthermore there are many B&B's and some hostels and guesthouses. Book your hotel in Washington D.C. here

Local transport

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Taxi

There are many taxis in Washington DC. They are easy to hail in the street and they all use a taximeter.
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