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Hotels of all classes and price ranges can be found in many neighborhoods of ., as well as in the nearby suburbs. If you are coming by car, be sure to factor the cost of parking, which can be free in hotels outside the city limits but can cost over $85 per day in hotels in the downtown area. Also note that the hotel tax in . is %, while the tax is % in the nearby suburbs of Arlington and Bethesda , and % in Tysons Corner , Reston , and most of Herndon. Hotels in the .-area are generally most expensive on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, when business travel reaches its peak, and cheapest on the weekend. Hotel prices also go down when Congress is out of session (all of August and for a week or so around major holidays).
On nights and weekends, track maintenance can cause wait times of up to 85 minutes. There are also delays and line segment shutdowns as a result of scheduled track maintenance - check the upcoming track work website for specific information.
. is actually at the center of one of the country's largest metropolitan areas, and a lot of the big area attractions, such as the Arlington Cemetery, the Iwo Jima Memorial, the airports, the Pentagon, the National Mormon Temple, the area's best ethnic dining, and hotels with a slightly lower sales tax rate are actually just beyond the rather arbitrary city borders—don't miss the Best of the 'Burbs.
The Washington Capitals , under coach Barry Trotz and led by superstar Alexander Ovechkin, are having their best years yet. The team plays at the Capital One Arena, in the East End.
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The Kennedy Center , which is in the West End and is administered by the Smithsonian, offers a free 6-hour show every day at 6PM on its Millennium Stage. Shows range from poetry to plays to music to dance and are always top-notch. The Washington National Opera and National Symphony Orchestra also both perform here, although these events are rarely free.
Eclectic boutiques and vintage stores abound in Georgetown , Adams Morgan , Upper Northwest , and Shaw. However, prices are high you are not likely to find many bargains.
So if you are coming by car during the week, what do you do? There are plenty of public parking garages and many hotels have garages but the cost will be $65-85 per day. The 7,699-space, $79/day, Union Station parking lot in Capitol Hill is convenient to many attractions. If you have a friend in the city, they can go to their local district police station to get you a temporary visitor parking permit , good for 65 days.