In the October issue of TRAVELER, we feature 22 superb weekend getaways. One of our selections is Washington, D.C., which writer Cynthia Hacinli describes as soulful. We think youll be inspired to visit after reading Hacinlis tale. So here we offer the very best links on traveling to Washington, D.C.
Flight information for Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport
Determining Time Difference
The current date and time in D.C.
Checking Weather Forecasts
Seven-day forecast, current weather conditions, satellite maps, and severe-weather alerts, as reported by the Weather Channel
Where to Eat
An extensive restaurant directory thats searchable by cuisine type, location, or restaurant nameplus, restaurant menus, pictures, and reviews
Listings of restaurants (mostly upscale) with phone numbers and addressesplus, links to D.C. hotels, attractions, photographs, and more
Where to Stay
Descriptions, rates, photographs, and contact information for D.C. hotels
Allows users to search for D.C. hotels by check-in date, quality rating, name, or availability
Getting There and Getting Around
Details on D.C.s Metro rail and bus systems, with information on fares, schedules, and maps
THINGS TO DO
Gives various links for information on such D.C.-area attractions as the Capitol Building, Supreme Court, White House, Arlington National Cemetery, and the Smithsonian Institution
Lonely Planets take on the capital citys cultural offerings
Links to galleries and artists home pagesplus, theater, symphony, opera, and dance-performance information
The official Web site of the Smithsonian Institutioninformation on museums, educational opportunities, exhibits, events, and activities
Links for information on D.C.s professional sports teams, sporting events, and a roller-skating club
Links to D.C.s sailing and boating clubsplus, information on boat rentals
Nightlife and Entertainment
Information on live music venues, nightclubs, and dance clubswith information on cover charges, club descriptions, and hours of operation
Descriptions, addresses, and phone numbers for bars, pubs, dance clubs, pool halls, and concert venues
Colorful maps of the Metro system, National Mall and Dupont Circle and Georgetown areas
National Geographics online store, an easy way to order the Washington, D.C., Tourist and Metropolitan Map and Destination City Map: Washington, D.C.
National Geographics online store, an easy way to order National Geographics Driving Guide: Washington, D.C., Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware
The Washington Post online
The Washington Times online
The online version of Washingtonian magazine, with articles on restaurants, arts, travel, recreation, health, and shopping
FOR MORE INFORMATION
The Official Tourism Site of Washington, D.C.
Information on accommodations, dining, shopping, shopping, transportation, tours, and festivals