About Washington D.C.
The capital city of America and a world leader in democracy, Washington D.C. is a non-stop showcase of everything American. With a history that dates back to the revolutionary war, Washington D.C. has played a key political role during many major historical events, transforming its landmarks into globally recognised icons. As you walk by the Lincoln Memorial, the U.S. Capitol and the White House it’s easy to become captivated by both their grandeur and the principals that they represent.
While there’s a lot of American history in and around the city, Washington D.C. is also a hub of science, industry and culture, offering fantastic experiences for all tastes. With a variable climate that reaches highs of 31°C in July and lows of -3°C in February, every season gives you the chance to see a different aspect of the capital. Washington D.C. also has a bustling social calendar filled with American traditions, spectacular performances and festivals from every culture that calls the cosmopolitan city home. With so much to offer, it’s easy to see why 24 million visitors flock to the city annually.