Washington Travel Tips and Travel Advice

Browse 24 travel tips and advice for Washington, District of Columbia. Includes Washington safety tips, transportation tips, and general Washington travel information.
What to Pack
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#1 of 24 general tips & advice in Washington

Well, what do you know? In summer, Washington is as humid as it gets. Coming fro…

Best way to travel
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#2 of 24 general tips & advice in Washington

Taking the train to travel throughout Washington, DC is the best way to explore …

Where to Drink on the Cheap in DC
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#3 of 24 general tips & advice in Washington

DC is not a cheap city, especially when it comes to nightlife. Unless they're a…

Washington Metro
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#4 of 24 general tips & advice in Washington

Washington Metrorail, or Metro, as everyone calls it, is the subway/rapid transi…

General Tips for Traveling in Washington, D. C.
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#5 of 24 general tips & advice in Washington

This is a continual work-in-progress. I'll keep updating it as I think of more u…

Washington Metro System
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#6 of 24 general tips & advice in Washington

This very convenient and reliable system of bus, train, and subway serves all of…

Riding the metro in DC
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#7 of 24 general tips & advice in Washington

I took the Metro (by myself) for the first time this past week in order to avoid…

Free Live Performances at Kennedy Center
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#8 of 24 general tips & advice in Washington

Every day of the year at 6 PM on the Millenium Stage, minus a few holidays, the …

Getting from Reagan National Airport into DC
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#9 of 24 general tips & advice in Washington

Arriving in DC via Reagan National Airport (DCA) is easy. It's a small airport …

What's up with the quadrants?
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#10 of 24 general tips & advice in Washington

DC is divided into four quadrants -- northwest, southwest, northeast, southeast.…

Food Truck Fiesta
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#11 of 24 general tips & advice in Washington

Wow-so I am in love with tracking down trucks for my lunch or figuring out what'…

Signspotting.com
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#12 of 24 general tips & advice in Washington

Just sharing a fun concept for fellow travelers. Doug Lansky has centralized a …

Smithsonian Teacher Night
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#13 of 24 general tips & advice in Washington

A fun evening for teachers! Every year the Smithsonian Institute hosts a night …

Traffic cameras and speed traps in DC
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#14 of 24 general tips & advice in Washington

Welcome to DC...click...you'll receive a ticket in the mail by the time you get …

Washington, D.C.
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#15 of 24 general tips & advice in Washington

I would recommend seeing Maya Lin's Vietnam Veteran's Memorial. Here is what she…

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