What to do in Washington in one day

09:00 – The Graham Georgetown

09:30 – Explore Georgetown

10:30 – Baked and Wired

11:00 – Library of Congress

12:30 – Lunch at The Capital Grille

14:00 – National Gallery of Art

16:00 – Cafe du Parc

17:00 – Lincoln Memorial

18:30 – The White House

19:30 – Dinner at Old Ebbitt Grill

21:00 – John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

22:30 – The Rye Bar

23:59 – Club Heaven and Hell

 

We mapped out your day trip in Washington

Each highlight of your day trip is numbered, simply follow the guide

What you should absolutely know about Washington

City highlights, food & drinks, expressions, weather, how to get there and how to get around

Washington D.C. is the capitol city of the United States and is bustling with life and history. During your Washington day trips, visit the National Archives and see the highlights of the city on a hop-on-ho-off trolley tour around the city. See the city at night with an exhilarating Night Bike Tour. Embark on a walking tour or another day trip to Gettysburg. Experience the great city that helped found the United States, along with its many iconic monuments and vast museums. If you like culture and history, the city of Washington D.C. is a must-see

There is a ton to see in Washington D.C. From the National Mall and the White House to the Lincoln Memorial, National Museum of Natural History, and National Air Space Museum, there isn’t a shortage of sightseeing activities. The Washington Monument is also a must-see

Washington D.C. has amazing brisket sandwiches, rigatoni pasta, and milkshakes. Surprisingly, D.C.’s Japanese cuisine is pretty good, so try a unagidon bowl while you’re in town. Indulge in the doughy and cheesy khachapuri or staples like juicy hamburgers or falafel

Although most people in Washington D.C. speak English, they do have their own slang. If you are “blown” or “bent”, it means that you’re angry or frustrated. “Loafin’” is a term for not paying attention and “ace” refers to your best friend

Summers tend to be hot and humid, around 80 degrees. Fall weather is cooler, with average temperatures in the upper-50s and low-60s. Winter is brutal, with a lot of snow and temperature in the 30s. Spring warms up to 60s

Taking from the airport to the heart of Washington D.C. can be very pricey, around $75. Ride the MetroRail bus into the city for a fare of $3. Take the shuttle service (“Supershuttle” or “blue van”) for around $27 to connect with the train station

The best way to get around Washington DC is the metro (subway). On the metro, you can get to the National Zoo, the Smithsonian Museums, and Arlington Cemetery.  You can also get around by taxi, bus, or walking

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