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See the original American flag 'The Star-Spangled Banner' with Qatar Airways. Award-winning hospitality and a 5-star experience await you onboard.
Visit the quaint historic port city venturing over the cobblestone streets of Alexandria. Explore the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and pay your respects at the grave of John. F. Kennedy at the Arlington National Cemetery.
Admire the Washington Monument, DC’s highest structure; explore the U.S. Capitol Building, the White House and the U.S. Supreme Court. Stand on the same steps where Marin Luther King Jr presented his ‘I have a dream’ speech at the Lincoln Memorial and peruse the large display of American artifacts at the National Museum of American History.
For upscale shopping head to Tyson’s Corner Centre Mall with over 300 department and specialty stores such as Bloomingdale’s, Coach and Sony style, the mall offers plentiful dining options. Visit Georgetown; Washington’s historic waterfront crammed with upscale shops selling high-end fashions and a variety of dining and entertainment options.
For great savings on big brand fashions, shoes and accessories peruse Leesburg outlet centre and Potomac Mills Mall located just out of the city. For interesting furniture, antiques and edgier items visit 14th and U street.
In the evening Head to The Kennedy Center; take in a National Symphony at the Concert Hall or visit the Opera House or Eisenhower Theatre. For a lively night filled with live stand up comedy, music and trendy hotspots visit Georgetown and Adams Morgan, for a more sedate and relaxed evening visit the rooftop gardens of U street.
Spend some time at Constitution Gardens with the Washington Monument as its backdrop, it's a 50 acre haven in the city with well-manicured and maintained grounds and walkways, the perfect place to recharge after exploring the vast city.
Currency: United States Dollar (USD)
Voltage: 110 V
Plugs: 2 pin, flat
Timezone: GMT - 5 hours
International dialing code: +1 202
Distance from Doha: 11,120 km
Flight time: 14 hours 35 minutes