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Washington D.C. is the capital of the United States. It's a city unlike any other in the country, packed with iconic monuments and memorials like the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument. These landmarks stand as constant reminders of the nation's history. Beyond the monuments, Washington D.C. is a lively city with world-class museums (many of which are free!), a thriving restaurant scene, and energetic neighbourhoods. Whether you're a history enthusiast or a foodie, there's something for everyone in Washington D.C.

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Airports near Washington

There are multiple ways to reach Washington - here are 4 airports you can use to get to Washington.

Washington Dulles International Airport

Located approximately 26 miles west of downtown Washington, D.C., Dulles International Airport is a major international airport serving the Washington metropolitan area. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights.


Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

Situated just across the Potomac River from downtown Washington, D.C., Reagan National Airport is the closest airport to the city centre. It primarily serves domestic flights but also offers a limited number of international flights.


Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

Located about 32 miles northeast of downtown Washington, D.C., BWI Airport is another major airport serving the region. It offers a variety of domestic and international flights and is a popular choice for travellers visiting the Washington, D.C. area.


Philadelphia International Airport

While not as close as the previous options, Philadelphia International Airport is within a reasonable driving distance from Washington, D.C., approximately 140 miles away. It is a major airport with a wide range of domestic and international flights. If choosing this airport, a connecting flight or alternative transportation would be required to reach Washington, D.C.

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Buy your flights to Washington and pay later

If you'd like to easily manage your travel expenses and don't want to pay the full cost of your flights to Washington upfront, why not consider using Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) payment methods at Alternative Airlines?

With BNPL plans, you can divide the cost of your tickets to Washington into smaller, more manageable chunks that can be paid back over time. There's usually no interest involved, however, it's wise to check with the lending provider beforehand.

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Things to do in Washington

With a wealth of sights to see in Washington, here are our top 3:

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The National Mall

This iconic national park is a must-see for any visitor to DC. It stretches for 2 miles between the Lincoln Memorial and the US Capitol Building, and is home to some of the country's most famous landmarks, including the Washington Monument, the Jefferson Memorial, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The National Mall is a great place to take a walk, have a picnic, or learn about American history.

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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

This museum is the world's largest collection of air and spacecraft. It has exhibits on everything from the Wright Brothers' first flight to the Apollo missions to Mars. The museum is a great place to learn about the history of aviation and space exploration and to see some amazing artifacts up close. There are even flight simulators that you can try!

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National Museum of Natural History

This museum is one of the largest natural history museums in the world. It has exhibits on everything from dinosaurs to human evolution to the cultures of the world. The museum is a great place to learn about the natural world and to see some amazing specimens, like the Hope Diamond.

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