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About Washington D.C.

Washington DC, the capital of the United States is a culturally, historically and politically significant city. Situated along the banks of the Potomac River, the city houses many historical landmarks and museums.

Choose from the various Washington DC packages offered by Thrillophilia for a comfortable and hassle-free journey. Our tours include travel arrangements like transfers, stays, guides and sightseeing, to make your trip hassle-free. You can also enjoy 24/7 customer support throughout the tour, along with customisation options to alter the itinerary at your convenience.

You can start your tour with Thillophilia by exploring the National Mall, a vast, open park beside the Capitol Building and the Lincoln Memorial. The nearby Smithsonian Museums, including the National Air and Space Museum, allow free admission to explore the fascinating exhibits.

The mighty White House which is the official residence of the American President is a must-visit attraction. If you want a deeper understanding of the history and transformative journey of America, then you must visit the National Archives. You can also explore the diverse culinary scene of the city, savouring Hamburgers, Chesapeake Oysters and the famous half-smoke. 

So, plan your visit to Washington DC and get ready to immerse in the culture, and history in the heart of America. 

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Attractions

Arlington National Cemetery
The resting place of those who have served the United States, the Arlington National Cemetery is located on a hillside across the Potomac River. Spread across 639 acres, this hilly area provides a sense of beauty and peace to its guests with its tranquil ambiance and lush landscapes.The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (President John F. Kennedy's gravesite) and the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial (presenting the raising of the flag on Iwo Jima in World War II) are two major landmarks of the place that must not be missed while touring the cemetery. Location: Arlington, VA, United StatesTimings: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
International Spy Museum
One of the most bizarre places to visit in Washington D. C., the International Spy Museum is the place where visitors walk in the shoes of the spies and feel the thrills of being espionage.Replete with several marvelous interactive exhibitions and impressive installations, the museum showcases the leading collection of spy artifacts and gadgets in the world. It also holds first-person stories of top intelligence spies Aldrich Ames, John Walker, and Robert Hanson.Location: 700 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, D.C., DC 20024, United StatesTimings: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (Monday, Thursday, Friday), 9:00 am to 8:00 pm (Saturday), 9:00 am to 6:00 pm (Sunday) & Closed on Tuesday and WednesdayEntry Fees: $16–25
National Museum Of Natural History

One of the most fascinating places to visit in Washington D. C., the museum is home to a great collection of over 140 million natural science specimens.

With exhibits such as Hope Diamond, Ocean Hall, Hall of Human Origins, dinosaur exhibits, the interactive Discovery Room, etc., the place is truly marvelous and a fabulous destination to explore with kids and friends.

Location: 10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, D.C., DC 20560, United States

Timings: 10:00 am to 5:30 pm (until 7:30 pm in springs and summers, closed on 25th Dec)

The Kennedy Center

One of the nation’s leading centers for performing arts and cultural & entertainment hubs, The Kennedy Center is one of Washington D. C. tourist places that are worth visiting. Offering over 2,000 performances yearly, it is a one-stop destination to enjoy live theater, ballet, jazz, classical music, and opera performances.

It also holds free performances daily at 6 pm on the Millennium Stage in the Grand Foyer along with some exclusive performances that are held at regular intervals.

Location: 2700 F St NW, Washington, D.C., DC 20566, United States

Entry Fees: Entrance is free (only specific performances require tickets)

Washington D.C. FAQ's

What are the best places to visit in Washington D.C.?

1. Lincoln Memorial: The Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C has a grand statue of Abraham Lincoln. You can read his famous speeches engraved on the walls, and learn about American history. 

2. Library of Congress: This is the largest library in the world housing millions of books on law, research, history and literature. You can witness the important artefacts and the famous Reading Room here. 

3. National Gallery of Art: It is an important education centre for artists and historians. Here, visitors can marvel at over 1,50,000 art pieces, photographs, and sculptures made by legendary artists from around the globe.

4. Vietnam Veterans Memorial: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., honours those who served in the Vietnam War. Visitors can pay respects, read names on the wall, and have a peaceful time here.

5. Washington Monument: The Washington Monument pays tribute to George Washington, one of the Founding Fathers of America. You can catch beautiful views of the city from its observation deck. 

What are the best things to do in Washington DC?

1. Take a Guided Sightseeing Tour: The best way to explore the various attractions of the city is by taking a guided sightseeing tour. Begin at the US Capitol Building and then visit the Lincoln Monument and Washington Memorial.

2. Book a City Monuments and Memorial Night Tour: This tour offers the ideal nighttime experience in the capital city. You can marvel at the brightly illuminated monuments and click memorable photographs.

3. Opt for the Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour: This is probably the best way to cover the major highlights of the city. Hop on the bus from your nearest stop and leisurely explore the historical landmarks.

4. Walk through Georgetown: There are multiple historic walking tours around Georgetown. Book one to learn about the hidden stories and secrets of this iconic neighbourhood. 

5. Explore the White House: Book a complete-guided tour of the White House to learn about the parliamentary practices of the United States. If you are short on time, explore the exhibits displayed at the Visitors Centre.  

What is the best time to visit Washington DC?

The best time to visit Washington, D.C. is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). The weather is mild, and the crowds are less than summer. Spring also experiences Cherry blossoms which add to the city's charm.

Is a visa required for Washington DC?

Yes, a visa is required for Indian tourists planning to visit Washington DC. You need a valid passport which is valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of travel and travel details along with financial documents. 

Washington D.C. Reviews

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Reviewed: 05 Feb 2024
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Ayesha Ayesha
Reviewed: 20 Feb 2024
5.0/5
I recently booked a USA tour through Thrillophilia and it was an incredible experience. The booking process was smooth and hassle-free, the itinerary provided by Thrillophilia was well-detailed, covering all the major attractions. I will surely plan more trips with Thrillophilia
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Shubham Juyal
Reviewed: 19 Feb 2024
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Beau Mcguire
Reviewed: 14 Feb 2024
5.0/5
Planning my USA tour through Thrillophilia was the best decision. Thanks to Thrillophilia for arranging everything so perfectly. The itinerary was well-planned, covering iconic landmarks. The accommodations were comfortable, and the tour guides were knowledgeable and friendly. Thrillophilia ensured ... Read More
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Reviewed: 20 Feb 2024
5.0/5
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Reviewed: 15 Feb 2024
5.0/5
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