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Washington

Take a stroll around in a variety of desirable neighborhoods, visit several Smithsonian museums including the national zoo and take a glance at some of the national monuments that provide a perfect backdrop for your next event. Washington D.C. has a range of great hotel properties, one-of-a-kind restaurants and many attractions, which all combined add […]

Take a stroll around in a variety of desirable neighborhoods, visit several Smithsonian museums including the national zoo and take a glance at some of the national monuments that provide a perfect backdrop for your next event. Washington D.C. has a range of great hotel properties, one-of-a-kind restaurants and many attractions, which all combined add to an ideal setting for a conference or business event.

 

In regards to popular venues the Walter E. Washington Convention Center is a top facility and is capable of hosting large events and conferences. Located close to several interesting neighborhoods, attendees can explore the city while in between meetings. The center is equipped to handle events of all sizes, from small groups to events of thousands of attendees. They offer the option to setup the venue in any way you please. This offers flexibility and will easily allow you to feature a keynote speaker or other entertainment.

 

Other popular event venues for larger gatherings include RFK Stadium, Verizon Centre and Nationals Parks. For the more varied sized meetings there is a range of hotels that offer convention space for your next event.

 

Washington D.C. can boast with views of the White House, the Capitol Building and the Washington Monument and only in DC do associations and business leaders have access to Congress. This international city is also close to other major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, New York and Boston.

 

The infrastructure in Washington DC allows travellers to easily navigate the city and also to come in from all over the world. Visitors can easily commute around the city by train, metro, bus, taxi or simply by foot. Washington D.C. is known as a very walkable city, where most people discover that most sights are in walking distance.

 

The peak season in Washington D.C. is springtime and also fall. Both seasons are busy and many visitors stop by to see the early bloom of the gardens late March/early April and the fall foliage in late October.

 

During a visit in this charming city Alicia Malone, International Media Relations Manager at Destination DC recommends experiencing the local seafood cuisine, but also the famous Chilli Bowl.

 

“Most visitors like to go to Ben’s Chilli Bowl, which has been around since 1958 and is a favourite among celebrities such as Bill Cosby and President Obama. Ben’s Chilli Bowl serves their famous half-smoke, which is similar to a hot dog, as well as chilli dogs and a variety of other comfort food.”

 

To learn more about Washington D.C. as a destination go to: washington.org