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Capital Region tailor-made holidays

Introduction

Immerse yourself in the authentic American experience by visiting the Capital Region. From the memorable monuments of Washington, DC to the beautiful beaches and majestic mountains of Maryland and Virginia, history and natural beauty abound.

Begin by exploring the inspiring memorials, striking monuments and museums, and the hip and historic neighbourhoods of Washington, D.C.

In neighbouring Virginia and Maryland, significant US historic landmarks and cultural attractions converge with awe-inspiring natural beauty, from warm sandy beaches and lakes to national parks and majestic mountains.

Discover a treasured collection of quaint towns, beautiful Chesapeake Bay, and the majestic Blue Ridge and Appalachian mountains, where echoes of colonial life and Civil War heritage coexist with contemporary culture.

Special offers in Capital Region

East Coast USA Rail Journey

12-day tailor-made rail journey from £2,180 pp incl. flights

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offer

– Save up to £195 pp
Book by: 25 September 2018

Let included Amtrak rail journeys and luxury hotels bring you to New York's headline-grabbing icons, Boston's harbourside setting and the world-leading museums of Washington, D.C. You'll also call in to Philadelphia to explore its historic neighbourhoods and indulge in its unique gastronomy.

Washington & Capital Region Self-Drive

16-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,630 pp incl. flights

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Free car hire

Free car hire offer – Save up to £195 pp
Book by: 30 September 2018

The capital and political centre of the USA, Washington DC, has risen from what was nothing more than swampland to become one of the most impressive monuments to western democracy.

Top itineraries in Capital Region

East Coast USA Rail Journey

12-day tailor-made rail journey from £2,180 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

– Save up to £195 pp
Book by: 25 September 2018

Let included Amtrak rail journeys and luxury hotels bring you to New York's headline-grabbing icons, Boston's harbourside setting and the world-leading museums of Washington, D.C. You'll also call in to Philadelphia to explore its historic neighbourhoods and indulge in its unique gastronomy.

Washington & Capital Region Self-Drive

16-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,630 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Free car hire

Free car hire offer – Save up to £195 pp
Book by: 30 September 2018

The capital and political centre of the USA, Washington DC, has risen from what was nothing more than swampland to become one of the most impressive monuments to western democracy.

Top places to stay in Capital Region

O'Callaghan Annapolis, Maryland

Traditional hotel

A warm Irish welcome awaits you at the O'Callaghan, which sits in a very central location near the US Naval Academy in downtown Annapolis. Rooms are spacious with furniture imported from Europe and the onsite pub and restaurant serve Irish fare as well as local Maryland specialties.

The George Washington, Virginia

Historic hotel

Originally built in 1924 and having recently undergone a major refurbishment, The George Washington is located in downtown Winchester and features a Roman-style indoor swimming pool. Voted “Wyndham Hotel of the Year” in 2011, this is the perfect place from which to explore both the Shenandoah Valley

The Jefferson, Washington D.C.

Designer hotel

Hosting guests since 1955, this is one of the capital’s best small boutique hotels thanks to impeccable service and luxury rooms. There are also tributes to Thomas Jefferson spread throughout with everything from original signed documents to a book room filled with leather-bound tomes.

Westgate Historic Resort, Williamsburg, Virginia

Historic hotel

A winner of both Booking.com and Tripadvisor’s Certificate of Excellence, this hotel is ideal for exploring one of America’s premier historical towns.

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Where to go in Capital Region

Washington D.C.

Beyond the familiar sites of the Capitol Building, Jefferson Memorial and the White House, Washington D.C. unwinds into a lively urban centre. Casual cafes and upscale bistros line the trendy streets of Georgetown, while the downtown district sizzles with a host of new restaurants.

Maryland

Maryland is rich in varied landscape, from mountains and rolling farmlands to its winding Atlantic coastline. The state was a centre of military activity during the Civil War and a number of trails exist to follow in the footsteps of those campaigns.

Virginia

Virginia has enough history and natural beauty to satisfy even the most well travelled sightseer. Close to Washington, DC you'll find George Washington's well-preserved home of ...

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When to go to Capital Region

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In spring, the stoic architecture of Washington, D.C. is overcome by the soft pinks of cherry blossom as the city hosts multiple festivals. In summer, the east coast beaches of Virginia and Maryland are popular while the capital heats up just a touch too much. Winter temperatures dip below freezing while temperate autumn brings fiery colours to the region’s national parks.

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Why book with Wexas Travel?

At Wexas, we specialise in bespoke travel experiences. Our itineraries are just samples of what we can arrange, and can be changed depending on your precise needs, finances and ideas by our experienced destination specialists.

Contact one of our consultants on 020 7590 0636 to discuss how we can tailor your holiday.

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