Discover the Capital Region’s three distinctive areas: Washington, Maryland and Virginia. In addition to the U.S. nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., these regions are well known for their historic landmarks, cultural attractions and unique neighbourhoods – perfect for exploring!
With a skyline marked by some of the world’s most celebrated monuments and memorials, Washington is a truly cosmopolitan city, rich in culture and history. Be sure to visit classic sightseeing destinations, including the National Archives, the National World War II Memorial or one of 19 Smithsonian museums.
Cultivate your pallet by exploring the local flavours of Chesapeake Bay. Through avant-garde concoctions by celebrity chefs and home-grown talents, it’s easy to taste how both local and international influences give D.C. restaurants their unique flavour.
Wind down after a day of sightseeing or business meetings by catching a concert, sports event or enjoy an evening of entertainment at the theatre.
Ranked the best walking city in the U.S., it’s easy to get around D.C.’s logically laid-out streets and easy-to-use public transportation system. Plus, D.C., has one of the highest ratios of taxis per citizen in the country.
Washington, D.C., is a city with something for everyone!
Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) is approximately 40 km/26 miles west of downtown DC.
Taxis to downtown cost approximately $56. Car service costs approximately $80.
Hertz is conveniently located just outside the Dulles International Airport passenger terminal building. The car rental shuttle is located on the Ground Transportation Level of the airport at Door 4, Curb 2E.
Silver Line Express shuttle service to Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail Station costs $5 and runs every 15-20 minutes. Silver Line Metrorail to downtown DC costs between $3 (off-peak) and $6 (peak).