Known the world over for its (in)famous residents, Washington D.C is experiencing a revival at the moment and if you don't believe us, check it out for yourself with our start up guide to this great city.
The two most popular ways to get into the city are via its large international airport which supports many carriers from most worldwide destinations. The other is via the Amtrak train network which runs nationwide and goes into the heart of the city.
WHEN TO GO
Weather in the winter months can be changeable and snow does occur. The best time to go is around May, with pleasant weather all around. The summer months are quite warm but that's when prices are highest.
WHERE TO STAY
WHAT TO EAT
Ghion Ethiopian ($), Red Hen ($$), Himitsu ($$), The Hamilton ($$$), The Dabney ($$$)
THINGS TO DO
United States Capitol
The White House
United States Holocaust Memorial
Smithsonian Museum of Natural History