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In and Around Washington, D.C.


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General Information

Washington, D.C.
Washington DC is a hub for American politics and history. Attracting as many school field trips as it does travelers the district offers a peek into the country’s democratic origin. There are plenty of free museums to take advantage of but the real draw here is the memorials and monuments dedicated to great American leaders. Spend some contemplative time at the Reflecting Pool within the National Mall, among the most patriotic places in the country.

Currency:           $ USD


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Voltage:             110V      

Time Zone:        Eastern Time Zone (EST)

Language:         English

Tipping:            15% In Restaurants it is customary to tip 15% of the bill or 20% for above-average service.  
                         $1 tip per bag or suitcase is customary for hotel bellman or porters. 
                         15% tip of the total fare tip is typical for taxi drivers. 
Grand Hyatt is connected to the Metro Center train station from the lobby, allowing you to travel to the city's beloved destinations and neighborhoods. 
The DC Circulator is incredibly affordable at just $1 per ride, and travels along six specific routes designed for easy-on, easy-off asccess at points of interest throughout the Distrtict.
Average weather temperatures in February range with highs around 47°F/8°C and lows around 31°F/-.6°C.
Where to Dine & Drink in Downtown DC 
Classic Arts & Culture
For more information about exploring in Washington,D.C. click here.




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