Residents of Dubai who are interested in American history and government should consider a flight to Washington DC, where there is an abundance of museums and important American landmarks. Start your journey to the U.S. capital by driving to Dubai International Airport (DXB). If you want to avoid traffic and the hassle of parking, you can also take a taxi or use the Public Bus Transport system to get to the airport. Travel time is approximately 14 hours and 30 minutes when you fly from Dubai to Washington DC.
After you arrive in Washington DC, take a quick tour of the monuments and the other major landmarks of the city, including the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial, the Capitol Building, the Supreme Court and the White House. Next, take advantage of the excellent and free museums of the Smithsonian Institution located on the National Mall. Take the Metro or a taxi to some of the best museums in the United States, including the Air and Space Museum, the National Gallery of Art, the Natural History Museum and the American History Museum.
Located just a few miles south of downtown and accessible via the George Washington Parkway is the Reagan National Airport (DCA). When you visit the DC area, check your calendar to see if any of the area s annual events, including the Cherry Blossom Festival, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival and the National Christmas Tree Lighting, are taking place. Temperatures in Washington DC range from 29 degrees in the winter to highs of 88 in the summer.
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