Planning Your Next Trip To Washington DC

State capital, home of the White House, The Lincoln Memorial and The Smithsonian, Washington DC is steeped in history and national pride. Yet these are not the only reasons DC should be at the top of everyone’s travel to-do list. Indeed, there is a great deal on offer in DC Just keep reading to find out more and to get the info you need to plan your next trip. 

When To Go 

Famous for its hot and humid summers, the best time to visit Washington DC is most definitely in the Fall. During this time of year, you can walk around the capital refreshed by a fresh breeze, and you won’t have to deal with all the tourists that summer brings either. 

Where To Stay

When visiting Washington DC you’ll need a great place to stay, and there are plenty to choose from. If you are looking for a short stay then one of the many boutique-style hotels offering a comfortable room for a night or two is an ideal choice. 

However, if you plan on being in the Capital for longer, either to enjoy all it has to offer or for work, then staying in accommodations like these luxury furnished apartments is a better choice. Indeed, with a wide range of facilities including a rooftop pool, high-end coffee makers in every apartment, and personal touches of real plants and handpicked art you’ll feel at home from the moment you arrive. 

What To Do 

You’ll be pleased to know there’s plenty to do in Washington DC, and the first thing you’ll want to check out are all the famous monuments including The Washington Monument, The Lincoln Memorial, The States Capital, and the National Mall. You can even get official tours that will take you around to each one, providing you with insightful info as you go. 

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Once you have ticked the major monuments off your list you’ll want to visit the amazing array of museums, and galleries including The Smithsonian, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, The National Gallery of Art, The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. 

Where To Eat 

After all that sightseeing you’ll have worked up quite the appetite, but happily, there are plenty of great venues offering delicious foods for you to try. 

One of these must-visit venues is Keren Restaurant located at 1780 Florida Ave NW, which serves Michlinen-starred Ethiopian food like Shiro (chickpea stew). The best bit is the prices are still super low so you can eat amazingly well without breaking the bank. 

Another great place to sample the fare is Tonic at Quigley’s Restaurant where Americana foods are king and you can expect delicious tater tots and mac and cheese, as well as great pizza! 

However, if you are looking for somewhere that offers a more refined fine dining experience then you have to visit  Kingbird. Not cheap by any means, the short ribs are legendary, and the wait staff are both helpful and knowledgeable concerning their extensive wine list.