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Holidays To Washington

Visit the nation’s capital of Washington DC for the true American experience. Named after the first president of the US, Washington is home to some of the country’s most important political and historical landmarks.

SHOPPING – For a variety of high end boutiques and flea markets, head to Georgetown, one of the oldest parts of the city. Downtown DC has a wide selection of traditional stores with well known high street brands and designer goods. U Street and 14th provides a mix of cool furniture stores, clothing shops and funky boutiques!

ACTIVITIES – If you like to get lost in sea of history, this city is for you. Get started with a visit to the Lincoln Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial and the civil rights icon Martin Luther King Memorial. For lighter relief, head on a dinner or lunch cruise for a leisurely view of the city from the water. Rock Creek is worth a visit to get away from the city 48 miles of trails for peaceful walks, bike rides and picnics. America’s only public spy museum is located in Washington, where you can go undercover as a superspy!

DINING OUT/NIGHTLIFE – Penn Quarter & Chinatown are the main entertainment centres where games, sport and concerts take place. There are an abundances of places to eat, with no less than 5 Michelin starred restaurants! For a treat try “Minibar” with its 2 stars. For a vibrant and busy bar district, visit Adams Morgan, or for great views check out POV Rooftop Lounge & terrace. Marvin, provides rooftop DJ’S playing classics with great soul food.

SPORT – Grab yourself a hot dog and a beer and watch an American football game in the home of the Washington Redskins. Rent a canoe or a kayak and paddle along the Potomac River whilst you gasp at the city’s skyline.

NEARBY – If you’re feeling active, Great Falls Park in McClean Virginia offers 800 acres of clean fresh air with mountain walks and cliffs located 16 miles from Washington. If you are going in springtime – don’t miss the cherry blossom trees that line Tidal Bay, they were a gift from the mayor of Tokyo in 1912. 

At Cassidy Travel, our expert travel team can help you make the most of your holiday to Washington. We book thousands of holidays to America from Dublin, Cork, Knock and Shannon each year, and we can help you find the best USA holiday deals whether you’re looking for a group trip, a family holiday or travelling with that special someone. Check out some of our deals on Washington holidays below, or get a quote above!


There are a range of flights available from all the Irish airports to Washington. Want to make the most of your USA trip? Combine Washington with a gentle, back to nature stay in New England’s Connecticut or alternatively a fun filled holiday in Orlando with booking a Multi Centre Holiday!

Getting Around

The main airport is just 45 minutes from downtown DC. The best way to get around is by Metrorail and Metrobus. Taxis are plentiful in the capital and Uber also operate here. There are 70 miles of bike lanes, segway tours, boat tours and ghost tours!

Deposits from €50pp!