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Why Stay at a B&B in Washington?

If you want to find an accommodation with fewer rooms than the traditional hotel and an intimate environment, a bed and breakfast might be the perfect option for your trip to Washington. Washington is home to 751 lodging options and 12 B&Bs, so you'll be able to find something that will fit your travel needs. If you're someone who likes to learn more about a destination by exploring its top sites and landmarks, Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial are notable monuments to visit during your time in Washington.

B&Bs all have a unique charm— whether it's a cozy reading space or a beautiful dining room, the small details are what make bed and breakfasts a fun place to get away. You might consider checking out these B&Bs in Washington:

Adam's Inn: 2.5 stars

  • Snack bar
  • Individually decorated rooms

Found Places Capitol Hill Bed & Breakfast: 3 stars, 11 rooms

The Kalorama Guest House: 2.5 stars, 19 rooms

Birdhouse Bed and Breakfast: 3.5 stars, 7 rooms

  • Full breakfast
  • Snack bar

Swann House Historic Dupont Circle Inn: 4 stars, 12 rooms

  • Full breakfast
  • Outdoor pool

How to Pack for the Weather in Washington

If you're trying to figure out the best time to visit Washington, we've gathered some relevant weather info to help you plan your trip:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • Average rainfall is 39.68 inches in a year
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 61° F and nighttime temperatures average 28° F
  • April-June: 88° F is the daytime average and 42° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 89° F and nighttime averages are around 57° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 74° F during the day and 29° F at night

Exploring Washington

Travelers who want to experience Washington should check out its top museums and notable monuments. Spend some time exploring Franklin Square and Freedom Plaza if you're hoping to see some of the area's natural features. You might put Ford's Theater and White House on your list if you want to see more of the area.

Travelers also appreciate Washington for its:

  • Art
  • Parks
  • Historical sites
  • Theater
  • Entertainment
  • Flowers
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants

Transportation Options In and Around Washington

Fly into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), which is located 3.8 mi (6.2 km) away. Otherwise, you can search for flights to College Park, MD (CGS), which is 7.6 mi (12.2 km) away.

Nearby metro stations include 7th St. Convention Center Station, Gallery Place Chinatown Station, and Center Station. If you want to venture outside of the area, ride aboard one of the trains from Washington Union Station.