Welcome to Washington DC, America’s stunning capital city and the historic and cultural hub of the nation. Home to fabulous museums and monuments, an on-the-pulse music scene, restaurants, bars and the nation’s greatest political minds, Washington DC has kept its all-star status ever since the first US President called the city home in 1800. Brush up on your American history at iconic Washington DC attractions like the magnificent Lincoln Memorial, where Martin Luther King Jr’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech took place, and visit some of the 19 free Smithsonian museums. In the evening, kick back at one of the many quirky bars and music venues, or enjoy performances at the Washington ballet or the Shakespeare Theatre Company.
From mystical waterfalls to tranquil lakes, you’ll love a cheeky paddle at these watering holes.
Forget fairy tales, real life is where it’s at with these swoon-worthy sites on the agenda.
Accessible only by boat or strenuous hike, these hostels fall far beyond the typical tourist's radar.