Washington DC Vacation Rentals – Convenient Living on Capitol Hill
Washington, DC is a favorite spot for vacationers, honeymooners, history buffs and people wanting to participate in the Presidential Inauguration event. A common concern for travelers to the nation’s capital is where to stay and how to easily navigate the city once there. Whether you choose a Victorian town house vacation rentals in Stanton Park house or a condo near Capitol Hill, you will be within walking distance of many popular attractions in Washington, DC.
There are plenty of sites to see in the nation’s capital, so it will be easy to fill your itinerary of things to do and places to see. While staying in one of the Washington DC vacation rentals in Stanton Park, you will find this area quiet yet close to the Capitol complex. In fact, the Supreme Court is just a few blocks away. The National Mall and Smithsonian Museum are also within easy walking distance.
Nearby National Landmarks
The National Mall is a central site see in Washington, DC and easily accessible from most vacation rentals in Washington DC. DC visitors usually walk from landmark to landmark. The Mall is actually a national park in downtown DC. This park serves to connect the areas hosting the Lincoln Memorial, United States Capitol, and the Washington Monument.
The Washington Monument is a towering structure and is a white pinnacle in the center of acres of lawn. In August of 2011, this structure was damaged by an earthquake. The building is not open to visitors still, but it remains an iconic attraction.
The White House attracts millions of visitors every year. You will get the most from participating in a tour of the White House. Guided tours provide easy access to areas within the capitol that are not available to individual site seers. Make sure to get your tickets in advance!
One great thing about vacation rental is the kitchen. You can always use it to prepare meals-to-go for your day of site seeing. However, make sure to try some of the local cuisine. Its closeness to the Atlantic Ocean offers plenty of seafood options. The famed “Restaurant Row” is centrally located to Capitol Hill and provides plenty of options for dining throughout your day. Keep your eyes open as you may spot a familiar political figure or two! Workdays on the Hill start early and end late. However, politicians and staff frequent these eateries for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Other areas that may interest you include the National Air and Space Museum, National Postal Museum, Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Zoo. These are just a handful of the places to visit during your stay. Vacation rentals in the USA by StairwaytoHaven offer vacation homes which are an affordable alternative to staying in a hotel in the nation’s capital.