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Flights to Washington DC
When you take one of our direct flights from the UK to Washington, DC, you'll see it has some incredible iconic buildings, but there's a lot more to this great capital than the White House. But whatever you do, don't forget to make time for all the other brilliant sights that DC has to offer. Book your Virgin Atlantic flights to Washington, DC to discover all the brilliant sights that the US capital has to offer.
Washington, DC is a place unlike any other. Book your flight to Washington, DC from London Heathrow and discover the attractions and history of the US Capital. Walk the halls of free Smithsonian museums, check out cultural events and visit the picturesque area of the National Mall. For a weekend getaway, check out the popular Great Falls Park, a perfect spot for relaxing picnic, hiking and nature activities.
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Celebrate spring DC style
In late March and early April, the city is the setting for the National Cherry Blossom Festival, a fortnight of performances, exhibitions and events among a sea of flowers. Thrifty travellers can enjoy plenty more free activities in the city.
A real treasure trove
The National Museum of American History, known to locals as 'America's attic', houses hidden treasures as diverse as Dorothy's ruby red slippers and the original Star Spangled Banner. When you're done, check out some more history in DC.
Check out the view
Take a moment
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial will be a poignant part of your visit. Pay your respects and share stories with the countless relatives who come here to remember.
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What will the weather be like?
Before you set off, take a look at our Washington Dulles International Airport guide.
The electricity supply is 120 volts in Washington DC. Standard British plugs will need an adapter.
Visit our dedicated US visa page, where you'll find lots of useful information on the travel documents you'll need.
The currency in Washington DC is the US Dollar (USD).
Washington has a good metro and bus system, but it's also one of the easiest cities to walk around in the US.