Washington DC Holidays 2024/2025

The US capital, home to the White House and plenty of famous faces, Washington DC is the trip of a lifetime so make it your next city break with Holiday Hypermarket. The capital took its name from first US president George Washington and is the only federal district in the US!

Top Washington DC Deals

Things to do in Washington DC

Known as America’s front yard, Washington is steeped in history. As the chosen location for Presidential inaugurations and home to a number of monuments showcasing the history of the US.

But city breaks to Washington aren’t just one big history lesson. The National Mall measures 146-acres and attracts over 25 million people every year – perfect for a spot of retail therapy! Have you really completed a trip to Washington DC, the US capital, if you don’t visit America’s front yard?

The perfect way to explore a new city, especially on your Washington DC city break is to get yourself on a hop on hop off bus tour. As well as it being a simple way to get around the city for less, you’ll learn plenty about everything you drive past and when anything catches your eye, just jump off at the next stop and explore!

The last remaining must on your city break to Washington DC is of course to treat yourself to The Rickey. Yes, Washington certainly does have its own cocktail! You’ll be able to find it in any bar and it is a highball cocktail made from gin or bourbon with lime juice and carbonated water.

Events in Washington DC

The National Cherry Blossom Festival is certainly a sight to see when visiting Washington DC. It commemorates the 3,000 cherry trees that were gifted from Mayor Yukio Ozaki in 1912, celebrating the longstanding friendship between the United States and Japan. More than 1.5 million people join the festivities every year to enjoy diverse, colourful, and fun activities.!

For the first time since 2019, the National Memorial Day Parade is back in person in Washington DC to commemorate the men and women who have fought for the United States. The parade falls on Constitution Avenue and it’s a great day to witness the American camaraderie and patriotism.

Independence Day is another event in Washington DC that we recommend you take part in. If your trip falls over the 4th of July you’re sure to have a great time celebrating and watching the massive firework displays!

A Washington city break to remember

With stunning views, rooftop pools and grand foyers Washington really will be a city break to remember.

Stay in Washington DC for four days for a short city break while still covering the main attractions. Maybe you’re moving on to another state next? Chicago? Boston? Or, extend your stay to a week to give yourself that valuable bit of extra time in DC, or book a 14 night stay to ensure there’s no stone left unturned.

Similar USA city breaks

If you know the USA is where you want to adventure then there’s plenty of options as well as Washington DC. Head to the famous Manhattan skyline with our great deals to New York, try some delicious street food in Chicago, or add some glitz and glam in the extravagant city of Las Vegas.


View on map View on map