Washington Holidays

United States
With its impressive monuments and museums, imposing government buildings, stately mansions, and world-class parks, Washington, D.C., is easily recognizable as the United States' capital. The numerous attractions and historic appeal bring millions of tourists each year, making it the second most visited city in the United States after New York, …

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How to get to Washington

Here's what you need to know about getting to Washington. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Washington takes 6 hours, 55 minutes.

When to go to Washington

Typical Holiday Price

£1634 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Washington varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit

August

Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - August is the cheapest month to go to Washington.

Where to stay in Washington

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Washington, according to other travellers.

Things to see and do in Washington

HyoJung Jeon | Trip by SkyscannerLincoln Memorial
Lincoln Memorial
eschipul | FlickrWashington Monument
Washington Monument
Anthony Alvernaz | FlickrThe White House
The White House
Donna Worsham | Trip by SkyscannerSmithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
HyoJung Jeon | Trip by SkyscannerUnited States Capitol
United States Capitol
YoTuT | FlickrSmithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
freestock.ca ♡ dare to share beauty | FlickrNational Mall and Memorial Parks
National Mall and Memorial Parks
Joe Garcia | Trip by SkyscannerVietnam Veterans Memorial
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Jake Marsden | Trip by SkyscannerLincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool
Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool
Luke Hornof | Trip by SkyscannerThomas Jefferson Memorial
Thomas Jefferson Memorial

Reviews of Washington

TIff H
TIff H
28/11/2019

I had a phenomenal time, the history the food and the shopping was awesome and refreshing

Alyssa Wallace
Alyssa Wallace
19/07/2019

Was a wonderful experience. Loved using the Bird scooters to get around to major attractions. Loved the natural history and African American history museum.

Louisa M.
Louisa M.Las Vegas
07/03/2019

There's nothing quite like the National's Capital, and Washington, D.C. is a city that needs to be on everyone's bucket list. It's a treasure trove of free, wonderful museums that are chock full of our nation's history, as well as gorgeous architecture. So much history to explore, regardless of your politics.

11/01/2019

DC has great food and brunch, great History and culture. An easy, yet fun trip.

Nearby destinations

Harrisburg