Historic sites, a network of interesting museums, fabulous dining options and an array of outdoor activities are some of the reasons that Capitol Hill makes a great choice for a holiday. A holiday rental home in Capitol Hill will put you close to many of the most popular attractions and will give you a comfortable place to return at the end of days filled with adventure.
You will find plenty of ways to keep busy whilst on holiday to Capitol Hill. Jogging and kayaking are popular activities. Numerous bicycle paths are also located nearby. Many sightseeing tours are available. This includes walking tours and bus tours. Several fine dining venues are located near Capitol Hill. This is where some of the most powerful politicians in the country eat, so you can be sure that you will have some fabulous choices.
There are many important historic sites and other attractions. Monuments, such as the Washington Monument, the Vietnam Wall and the WWII Memorial are located nearby. If you schedule it in advance, you may be able to visit the White House or the U.S. Supreme Court. Visit the U.S. Treasury to watch as currency is printed. Capitol Hill is located near the Smithsonian Museums. This includes several museums such as the Museum of Natural History, the Air and Space Museum, the American History Museum and several art museums. Admission is free to all of the Smithsonian museums. That National Zoo is also located nearby. View hundreds of animals, including gorillas, elephants, giraffes and lions.
Chilly winters and warm, sometimes humid, summers are what you will find during a visit to Capitol Hill. During the winter the average lows are between 2° and 5° C and the average highs are between 6° and 14° C. In the spring the average lows are between 8° and 13° C and the average highs are 13° to 19° C. In the summer the average lows are 17° to 21° C and the average highs are 27° to 32° C. There is some precipitation each month. During the winter, much of that will be in the form of snow.
When flying to Capitol Hill, you have three airports from which to choose. These include Washington National Airport (DCA), Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI). There is a good public transportation system in the city and parking is expensive and hard to find. For those reasons, many choose not to rent a car during their stay.