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Commonly referred to as "Washington," "the District," or simply "D.C.,"
Washington DC is the capital of the United States of America. It is a dense
city on the Potomac River. Neighboring the states of Virginia and Maryland,
Washington is also defined by remarkable neoclassical monuments and
buildings including White House, the Capitol, and Supreme Court. The city
is also home to a plethora of iconic museums and performing-arts venues.
Almost all the major tourist attractions in the city are in or near the
northwestern quadrant and hence are best seen on foot.
Things to do in Washington DC
United States Capitol
United States Capitol is the seat of the House of the Representatives and
the Senate. It is popular around the globe as an icon of the United States
of America. The building features a mammoth dome that is based on the dome
of St. Peter's in Rome.
At Newseum, visitors can enjoy a walk through modern American history and
relieve various events of the history as they happened and were reported.
It amalgamates interactive exhibits, films, and static displays to
demonstrate how public learns of breaking events.
Washington Monument features a 555-foot white shaft that is the icon of the
National Mall. The shaft features engraved stones from several states,
civic groups, foreign countries, and individuals. The shaft is
unquestionably a wonderful sight, especially when it is mirrored in the
Reflecting Pool at its foot.
Best Time to Fly to Washington DC
Weather-wise, the best time to book flights from Miami to Washington DC is
from March to May and then from September to November when the sweltering
summer is gone. In the autumn season, the weather becomes soothing with
changing leaves and crisp breezes, which is also an excellent time to book
Washington DC flights.