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

Location

Washington is located on the Potomac River, which borders Maryland and Virginia.

Distance from Washington center to Airport

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is a public-use airport, in Washington D.C.

  • 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 
  •  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

 

  • Arlington,
  • Mount Rainier,
  • Alexandria




Alexandria

Location

Alexandria is a city, which is located in the central part of Louisiana.

Weather

Climate:  humid subtropical 

Best Time to Visit: February - May

Tourist Attractions
  • Alexandria Zoological Park
  • Gone Wild Safari
  • Alexandria/Pineville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

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.

  •  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

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • National Museum of Natural History
  • National Gallery of Art
  • Meridian Hill Park

 

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Steak-The Capital Grille
  • Seafood-Joe's Seafood Prime Steak & Stone Crab

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 Prague

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Vienna,
  • Budapest,
  • Munich

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Vaclav Havel Airport
  • Rail: Czech Railways
  • Road: Bus: Prague Integrated Transport, Dopravni Podnik

Airport

Vaclav Havel Airport offers domestic and international flights while and is the largest airport in the Czech Republic.

Driving Distance: 12 miles / 19 km

Driving Time: 26 Minutes

Languages: Czech followed by English.

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 to 15 percent
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 CZK
    • Housekeeper: 10 CZK
    • Concierge: 20 CZK
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: 10 CZK
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