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5 places to see the cherry blossoms in Washington, DC

With its stately architecture and sweeping boulevards, the nation’s capital is a photogenic city any time of year. But between March and April, when thousands upon thousands of cherry trees burst into bloom, Washington, DC takes on a particularly alluring blush-colored hue. The occasion is so striking that roughly a million visitors grab their cameras […]

Celebrating International Women’s Day in Washington, D.C. with the Family

Look beyond the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial and you’ll find that Washington D.C. is one of the best places to teach your kids about the contributions of women to American history. Many of these sights and museums are located downtown and around the National Mall, an area well-served by Uber in Washington D.C., making […]

Concerts in the Capital: DC’s Best Music Venues

At a glance, Washington D.C., seems like a fairly straight-laced district; think black suits, pink cherry blossoms and one very famous White House. Yet, beyond the eye-catching landmarks, historic monuments, and cultural museums, there’s a lively music scene waiting to be discovered. Then again, we should expect nothing less of the birthplace of Duke Ellington. […]

Spending Thanksgiving in Washington DC

Autumn in Washington, DC means a lot more than just elections. For residents and visitors alike, thoughts often turn to fall activities and the start of the holiday season. From parades to presidential pardons, DC is filled with fun all season long and Uber makes it easy to get to your destination. Why not request […]

Using Uber at Washington Dulles International Airport

Dulles International Airport (IAD) is one of Washington DC’s biggest air hubs, but the airport is actually located in Virginia about 45 minutes west of the city. Travelers should allow ample time (2 to 2.5 hours) before your flight to get to the airport, as local traffic can be brutal. Here are some tips for […]