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Washington D.C. Vacation Rentals

Washington, D.C. Travel Guide

From the embassies lining Massachusetts Ave NW, to the offices and federal buildings downtown, to the monuments and museums along the National Mall, the all the local bars and food joints, like Ben's Chili Bowl, DC is a story of power, influence, beauty, and deep-rooted culture often overlooked by all the politics of the capital.

Things to Do in Washington, D.C.

You can't go wrong on the Mall. With the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument on one end, and the US Capitol on the other, this stretch of land is flanked on both sides by the Smithsonian Museums. Popular museums include Natural History, Air and Space, and American History, but the Native American Museum and African American History Museum are must-sees as well. Catch the metro into Dupont and check out the Mansion on O Street, a museum with over 100 secret doors and 70 hidden rooms. To the west, you'll make your way into Georgetown, with more than just Georgetown Cupcake to fill your sweet tooth. Spend a day in the sun in the Kenilworth Aquatic Garden and National Arboretum in Northeast DC. For the best nightlife, head to U Street Corridor, Adam's Morgan, or Dupont Circle. DC is filled with politicians, lawmakers, diplomats and more, so you never know who you might see on the streets.

Best Time to Visit Washington, D.C.

March through May, September and November are all the ideal months to visit. During these months you'll avoid the peak tourist periods and the notoriously hot summers.

A Local's Guide to Washington D.C. Vacation Rentals

Washington D.C. is unlike any other destination. The Nation’s capital is packed with more history and culture than arguably any other city in the United States, making it the perfect destination for a vacation rental. But beyond the monuments and museums, Washington D.C. is home to a lively food and bar scene, electrifying professional sports teams, and a budding art scene.

See & Do

Spend a day immersed in American history. Begin on the scenic National Mall, where you will find the impressive Lincoln Memorial, the humbling Jefferson Memorial, the towering Washington Memorial, and many other national monuments and memorials commemorating critical moments in US history. From there, head to Capitol Hill and take a tour of the legislative branch of government. Stroll down Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House, and then dip into the Smithsonian.

After, take a trip to the city’s Arts District, where you will find breathtaking contemporary museums, world-class theater, and a lively music scene. If you’re in D.C. during the spring, visit the National Cherry Blossom Festival, commemorating the 1972 gift of Japanese Cherry Blossoms to the U.S.

Wind your evening down at one of D.C.’s noteworthy eateries. A D.C vacation will have a bit of something for everyone.

Price and Availability Index in Washington D.C.

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Washington D.C. is in June, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Washington D.C. is in the high season in April. Washington D.C. has its low season in December, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Washington D.C. tends to be Sunday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Washington D.C. tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.

The weather in Washington D.C.

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Washington D.C.. The warmest months in Washington D.C. are June and July, when temperatures reach 98 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 8 ˚F. The wettest month in Washington D.C. is July with 9.73 inches of rain, while the driest month is January with 0.94 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Washington D.C.

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more. We have 5,977 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Washington D.C. ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. A trip to Washington D.C. can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $10 per night. On average, a place to stay in Washington D.C. will cost you $155 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your stay in Washington D.C., then you can choose from over 3,656 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. We have 262 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 447 accommodations that provide gym facilities. Driving to Washington D.C.? Then choose one of the 2,312 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 237 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

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