Guide to Washington, D.C., the Capital City


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DC participants J-1 SWT
DC participants J-1 SWT

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Washington, D.C. is just one of many fun areas where InterExchange Work & Travel USA participants live and work. Located on the East Coast, the U.S. capital is just miles away from Ocean City, Maryland and Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, and a short bus trip from NYC!

Did you know?

  • Washington, D.C. is ranked on top lists for its population of young people, fun nightlife and fitness opportunities!
  • Food and drink are important to D.C. locals as evidenced by the abundant international cuisine and craft breweries located right downtown.
  • Transportation is quick and easy with the city’s color-coded Metro subway and bus systems.
  • If history and culture is your thing, you’ll find yourself with plenty to see at D.C.‘s 79 museums and monuments!
  • 2016 is a U.S. election year, which will draw lots of buzz and excitement in the nation’s capital, especially around the White House!

DC participants J-1 SWT
DC participants J-1 SWT

Image courtesy of InterExchange

Fun stuff to do!

What other cities are close by?

Washington, D.C. is an easy train or bus ride to:

  • Ocean City, Maryland
  • Rehoboth Beach, Bethany Beach, & Fenwick Island, Delaware
  • New York City, New York
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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