Why You Should Visit Washington Dulles
Washington Dulles International Airport is the primary international gateway into Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States. The city is known as a treasure trove when it comes to museums, historic monuments and heritage sites, so travelers to Washington can spend weeks exploring the city’s many cultural institutions. If you want to pack as much in as possible then head down to the National Mall national park which is the home of famous landmarks like the Lincoln Memorial and the National Museum of Natural History. In recent years Washington has transformed into a bustling metropolis with many world-class shops, restaurants and bars, so any visit to the capital of the United States is not just about history and culture.
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Arriving In Washington Dulles
Washington Dulles International Airport is the primary airport in Washington situated over 40 km away from the city. The airport itself is housed within a single terminal complex and offers an extensive range of amenities for travelers to enjoy. When you have touched down at the airport you can find buses that will take you into the city, although many opt for the convenience of a taxi. Inside the airport there are plenty of restaurants and cafés available to satisfy your appetite, or you can spend your time browsing through duty-free goods.
If you are looking to book flights from the UAE to Washington Dulles you have the option of flying out of Dubai or Abu Dhabi. If you are based in Dubai you can catch flights with Emirates out of Dubai International Airport, while those in Abu Dhabi can fly with Etihad Airways.
Washington Dulles Travel Information
UAE nationals wishing to travel to the United States will have to apply for a visa first before traveling to the country. In Washington temperatures can get surprisingly hot over the summer with average highs exceeding 30 degrees, although you will need to pack warm clothing with you if you’re visiting over the winter when temperatures can drop below freezing and snowfall is common. Once you are in the city you can make your way around using the extensive public transport networks available including the Metrorail, although you will be able to find numerous car rental agencies at Washington Dulles if you would prefer your own vehicle.
* This information is correct as of October 2017
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