Wide avenues and impressive monuments
Always wanted to discover the political heart of the United States? Then book a flight to Washington and admire its monuments or take a stroll through trendy U Street. Take a look at the Declaration of Independence in the National Archives and enjoy the view from the Old Post Office Pavilion. Arlington Cemetery, on the other side of the Potomac River, is where you’ll find John F. Kennedy’s grave. Washington is bound to make a lasting impression.
The numerous attractions of The Mall
Most of Washington’s icons are located along the vast National Mall. Walk to the base of the Washington Monument from where the Capitol, the White House and Lincoln Memorial can each be seen down straight lines. You should also visit one of the many museums on The Mall, such as the National Museum of Natural History and the Holocaust Museum. Washington is the ideal destination for an extraordinary city trip or as the starting point for a magnificent tour of the United States. Treat yourself: book a flight to Washington now!
The unique Georgetown atmosphere
Compared to the grandeur of The Mall, the contrast with charming Georgetown couldn’t be any greater. Stroll down the old cobblestoned streets lined with 18th-century houses, where the historic street lamps add to a magical atmosphere. Fancy a night out on the town? This district, adjacent to Georgetown University, has a vibrant nightlife scene. With its cocktail bars, trendy cafés and exciting clubs you’ll be spoilt for choice!
Flights to Washington for a unique city trip
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The famous military cemetery of Arlington lies among the green hills of Virginia, just outside Washington D.C. With its endless rows of white tombstones and many war monuments, this is an impressive and poignant place to visit. In addition to soldiers, famous American politicians including President John F. Kennedy have also been laid to rest here.
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The National Mall is often referred to as the political heart of the United States. This vast green area in the centre of Washington, D.C. is lined with imposing monuments, iconic government buildings and impressive museums. This is truly the place where Washington captivates, impresses and radiates power.
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