Combine the fascinating capital of the USA with the beautiful and historic city of Philadelphia.

There’s no city in the world like Washington D.C., one of the youngest yet most powerful capital cities in the world. Museums, monuments, renowned sights and of course the iconic White House, the nation’s capital is teeming with must see sights. In Philadelphia feel the essence of a nation’s past as you stand surrounded in the ‘Birthplace of American Independence’.

  • Washington D.C.’s numerous Smithsonian museums and galleries are one of its crowning glories; and entry to each of the attractions, as well as the zoo, is free
  • Although a few days is sufficient you can spend a week truly making the most of the city’s many cultural sights
  • Both Washington D.C and Philadelphia have fantastic rail links with other eastern American cities such as New York and Boston
  • D.C.’s historic waterfront neighbourhood Georgetown is packed with restaurants, shops, bars and fine examples of 19th-Century architecture
  • In Philadelphia be sure to visit Independence National Historic Park - a 45-acre park which encompasses several well-preserved 18th-Century structures dating back to the American Revolution

Good to know

Time difference:

GMT -4 hours

Capital:

Washington DC is the USA's capital.

Currency:

US Dollar ($)

Flying time to destination:

8¾ hours

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