Flights from Sudbury to Washington, DC let you uncover some of the most famous national treasures in the United States.
The National Mall is the perfect place to begin your Washington wanderings. This pristine park contains museums, monuments, and memorials. From Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, to the Women’s Suffrage Parade in front of The Treasury Building, The National Mall possesses a palpable sense of the world-altering history.
The most famous Washington attractions transport tourists through centuries of history. At The National Mall you’ll find many of the Smithsonian Institution museums, the Washington Monument, and the Lincoln Memorial featuring the US President’s marble figure stoically overlook the iconic Reflecting Pool.
Throughout the area you’ll also spot eye-catching neoclassical architecture, like the National Gallery of Art. This gallery is an essential stop for art lovers, and houses vast collections of visual art and international masterpieces.
Blast off through history at The National Air and Space Museum, where you can get up close and personal with an impressive collection of historic aircraft and spacecraft. The best part is that all of these Washington attractions are within walking distance.
A visit to the White House and Capitol Hill is an absolute must for any first time Washington trip. hen Washington isn’t talking politics, its bursting with cultural wonders. Whether you’re in search of unique art museums and galleries or performing arts of any sort, there’s tons of things to do in Washington as arts and culture take centre stage.
Street music festivals and guided heritage walks light up Washington’s diverse streets and neighbourhoods. Your search for entertainment will likely lead to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, which features daily performances, guided tours, and frequent free shows. In the spotlight you’ll find the prestigious National Opera, National Symphony Orchestra, and the Suzanne Farrell Ballet.
Flights from Sudbury to Washington won’t disappoint. From national monuments and historic parks to art museums and centuries of U.S. history, there’s something for everyone to see, learn and do.
Columbia Heights has risen far from its farmland history. After a wave of development in the 2000s, Columbia Heights now proudly stands as one of DC’s most diverse areas. The neighbourhood boasts a strong Latin influence, music venues, and unique cultural institutions.
You don’t have to venture south of the American border to immerse yourself in culture. The Mexican Cultural Institute, housed in an early 20th century mansion, the original home of Washington’s Mexican Embassy, is a historic landmark. Inside you’ll find engaging temporary and permanent exhibits on music, literature, dance, and cinema. It also serves as an event space with concerts, and cooking classes.
Another notable Columbia Heights landmark is Meridian Hill Park. Modelled after Italian style gardens, it’s no wonder this early 20th century park has acres of European charm with pretty picnic spots along with statues of historic figures.
While you’re in the area, make sure to stop by Meridian Hill Park’s 13 basin cascading fountain, which is the longest fountain in North America and tops off this picturesque oasis within the city.
Columbia Heights also offers a hearty mix of ethnically diverse restaurants and taverns where you can order up endless rounds of local charm. Take a bite out of 11th Street where popular restaurants focus on locally sourced and seasonal ingredients for delicious and varied menus of international cuisine.
Patios with fire pits, craft beer bars, Mexican fusion brunch spots, and vegan bakeries make this neighbourhood’s dining scene a feast fit for a president. You can even reserve a spot at a diner where President Barack Obama himself once enjoyed a low-key lunch.
Once you’ve had your fill in Columbia Heights, other Washington attractions like The National Mall and the electric nightlife of U Street are just minutes away by metro.
Fly from Sudbury to Washington and head up to Columbia Heights for an authentic and charming Washington experience.
The most popular peak of Capitol Hill is, of course, the United States Capitol Building with its neoclassical architecture and iconic domed roof. The largest library in the world, The Library of Congress, is close behind. Established in 1800, within its museum worthy walls, this impressive structure boasts millions of books, maps, manuscripts, and more.
Bookworms will adore the Folger Shakespeare Library, which houses the largest Shakespeare collection in the world. Exhibits, stellar performances, and concerts make this a must-visit for even the most casual Shakespeare fans.
Beyond these popular Washington attractions is a neighbourhood full of food and culture waiting to be explored. The Eastern Market is a historic metro station and food hall dating back the late 19th century. With colourful offerings of baked goods, fresh seafood, and arts and crafts, you’re sure to find some satisfying local treats.
Nearby Barracks Row is Washington’s oldest commercial district. This eclectic row along 8th Street SE is filled with artisan bakeries, outdoor cafés, cozy bookstores, street art galleries, brunch hangouts, rooftop speakeasies, and more. Along this strip you can enjoy everything from craft beer to southern style comfort food to sweet tea.
If you’re in search of cheap eats, stop by Jimmy T’s Place. This wallet-friendly, old-fashioned breakfast and lunch diner has been a beloved Capitol Hill mainstay for over 40 years. Extend your own stay with Capitol Hill’s luxurious accommodation options. After all your exploring you can find a place to rest your head at boutique hotels with skyline views and packed pool parties.
With pretty streets and so much to eat, this stately neighbourhood will have you coming back for a second helping. Once your flight from Sudbury to Washington has landed, see what’s up in Capitol Hill and make your time in DC a monumental success.
Fly from Greater Sudbury Airport (YSB) to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Dulles, VA, with a quick connection in Toronto. Sudbury to Washington, DC flight time is 2 hours and 10 minutes on average. Connection times vary. The distance from Sudbury to Washington, DC is around 895 km / 555 mi.
Enjoy complimentary drinks and snacks along the way.
Porter’s check-in desk is located in the departures area.
Greater Sudbury Airport (YSB) is about 19 km / 12 mi from downtown Sudbury.
The Sudbury Cab shuttle provides service to the airport from downtown.
Please allow sufficient time to drop off your car rental before your departing flight.
Taxis from downtown cost about $55 CAD. Car service costs about $75 CAD.
Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) is about 44 km / 28 mi from downtown Washington, DC.
Car rental car services are available at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). Take the shuttle bus from doors 2, 4, or 6 of the baggage claim area of the main terminal to get to the rental lot area.
The Silver Line Express shuttle bus provides service from the airport to Wiehle Avenue Metrorail Station, on the Metro Silver Line. The fare is $5 USD.
Taxis to downtown cost about $55 USD. Car service costs about $80 USD.
All prices are per person in Canadian dollars. Taxes and fees are included in the total package price. Prices and availability are not final until reservation is confirmed with payment. Baggage fees and other optional fees charged by Porter are not included.