About Washington


Let's have a look around into background of Washington
  • County: Independent City
  • State: Washington
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 38.895
  • Longitude: -77.0366667
  • Time zone: US/Eastern
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours

Weather in Washington

  • Climate: Humid Sub-tropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: September to November and March to May

Distance from Washington center to Airport

Driving Distance: 4 miles / 6 km

Driving Time: 30 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish and French

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is a public-use airport, in Washington D.C.
  •  Rail: Union Station etc.
  • Road: Bus – Big Bus Washington DC; Taxi – Yellow Cab Co of DC

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 

Nearby Tourist Cities

Sparks, Sun Valley, Placerville, etc.

Emergency Contact Numbers in Washington city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: +1 800-872-7245(Union Station)
  • Cab: +1 202-546-7900(Yellow Cab Co of DC)
  • Airport: +1 703-417-8000(Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 855-546-1686(MedStar Washington Hospital Center)

Events

If you are planning to visit Washington D.C., you've made a great choice! Here you will find links to what you can do and places of interest in Washington and surrounding areas.

Events:

  •  The DC Jazz Festival 
  • Christian Sands Trio
  • Friday nights

Tourist Attractions

  •  United States Capitol and Capitol Hill
  • The White House
  • The Lincoln Memorial

Theatre & Concerts

  • Warner Theatre
  • Lincoln Theatre
  • Carter Barron Amphitheatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Washington

  • Le Diplomate
  • Zaytinya
  • Fiola Mare

Top Shopping Centers in Washington

  • Politics & Prose Bookstore
  •  CityCenterDC
  • Violet Boutique

Sports Club

  • Nellie's Sports Bar
  •  Ventnor Sports Cafe
  • Parlay Sports Bar & Lounge

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Rent Per Month

Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre- 2,217.73 $

Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre- 1,644.95 $

Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre- 3,913.64 $

Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre- 2,764.71 $

  • Transportation

Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)- 3.50$

Taxi 1hourWaiting (Normal Tariff)- 30.00$

Information about New York

Nearby Tourist Cities

Jersey City, Newark and Philadelphia

Modes of transport

  • Airport:  John F. Kennedy International Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport, and LaGuardia Airport
  • Rail: New York City Subway.
  • Road: Bus – MTA Regional Bus operations (RBO); Taxi – Yellow Taxicabs

Airport

John F. Kennedy International Airport (Busiest Airport for International Passengers of North America), Newark Liberty International Airport (4th Busiest US Gateways), and LaGuardia Airport.

  • Driving Distance: 19 miles / 31 km (JFK)
  • Driving Time: 38 Minutes (JFK International Airport)
  • Languages: Of 800 languages spoken in New York City English is followed by 51 percent followed by Spanish and then Chinese.

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2  
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