Information about Washington D.C.
About Washington, D.C.
Situated between Maryland and Virginia sits the small city of Washington, D.C. While this political landmark is most famous for its title as the capital of the United States, it is also known for its beautiful monuments; abundant galleries and museums; scenic landscapes; and diverse culture.
Washington, D.C. Neighborhoods
Visitors yearning to get their taste of political and natural history should make sure to explore the beautiful National Mall, home to the city’s famous monuments and museums. If shopping is at the top of your ‘to-do’ list, you’ll want to check out Friendship Heights and Georgetown, home to an eclectic mix of favorite brand-name stores as well as funky boutiques. For a fun night out on the town, check out Adams Morgan and The U Street Corridor, popular for their vibrant bars, music venues, and late night food.
Things to do in Washington, D.C.
Whether you are passionate about history, art, science, or even espionage, D.C. has a museum for you. Adults and kids alike can appreciate the cool exhibits at The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, The Air and Space Museum, and The National Gallery of Art. Visitors planning a spring trip can enjoy the warm weather while touring the monuments, biking through the magnificent Cherry Blossom trees, or kayaking down the Potomac River or picturesque C&O canal. Music and theatre buffs should catch a performance downtown or venture off to Vienna, VA to experience the stunning outdoor venue, Wolf Trap. And lastly, make sure to have a camera handy to take your obligatory picture in front of The White House!
Washington, D.C. Accommodations
The D.C. metro area is home to three airports, making it an easy destination to fly into. Although it does not pass through every neighborhood, the Washington Metro makes getting in, out, and around and the city quick and easy. Whether you are planning a trip to D.C. for pleasure or for business, Tripping.com can help you find a comfortable accommodation.
Vacation Rentals In Washington D.C.
Looking for a vacation rental in Washington D.C.? Tripping.com has 1,422 rental homes available in Washington D.C.. Potential renters will find 159 studios, 658 1-bedroom, 358 2-bedroom and 247 rentals with 3 or more bedrooms ranging from $20 a night to $5,348 a night. Many of these properties are instantly bookable.
The average price of a nightly rental in Washington D.C. is $223 while the average price of a weekly rental is $1,097. For those looking for more than a short term rental such as corporate rentals, extended stays or long term rentals, the average monthly price of a Washington D.C. home is $3,346.
Search properties from 12 rental sites in Washington D.C. where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, Roomorama, and VRBO. There are 465 HomeAway rentals, 283 Roomorama short term rentals and 264 VRBO vacation rentals.
Wondering if you can bring your favorite dog or cat with you? We have 229 pet friendly vacation rentals available for you. In addition to accommodating pets, Washington D.C. rentals offer a variety of amenities. In particular, 1,207 rentals have internet and wifi, 1,170 have TV and/or cable and 286 have a pool or hot tub.