Come explore Washington, DC and the Capital Region USA. Washington, DC’s iconic monuments and inspiring museums are just the beginning. On your next American holiday, go beyond the capital of the USA to discover breathtaking beaches and mountains, top restaurants, irresistible shopping and culture-rich cities across Maryland and Virginia that are as diverse as America itself.
Begin by checking out the inspiring memorials and hip and historic neighborhoods of Washington, DC, where history is made every day. Feel the power in the seat of America’s government, marked by the striking architecture of its monuments and museums. A visit to one or more of the famous Smithsonian Museums is a must, and with free entry, it’s no wonder the world’s largest museum complex is one of DC’s top attractions. Across DC, sample the work of some of the country’s most celebrated chefs and afterwards, cap off the evening with an after-dinner drink in one of the city’s high-energy clubs.
In neighboring Virginia and Maryland, significant US historic landmarks and cultural attractions converge with awe-inspiring natural beauty, from warm sandy beaches and lakes to national parks and majestic mountains. Follow a scenic byway and discover Maryland and Virginia’s treasured collection of quaint towns and the majestic Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountains, where echoes of colonial life and Civil War heritage coexist with artful contemporary culture.
You’re never far from one of the region’s 400+ wineries, breweries, distilleries and cideries – earning awards and accolades from visitors and critics around the world. Wine trails, festivals and local brew pubs make it easy to plan your own tour and tasting itinerary.