Washington Travel Guide

Articles about Washington

By Kristine Hansen

Here’s where to find the best flat whites, pour-overs, and wholesale espresso beans—not to mention the coconut-lime Italian sodas, sloppy joes, and midcentury décor—in the motherland of coffee shops.

By Katrina Brown Hunt

Which cities show the most eco-friendly pride? In honor of Earth Day, T+L readers separate the composters from the posers to determine America’s greenest cities.

By Travel + Leisure Staff

Make the most of your summer weekends with these quick beach escapes.

By Sarah L. Stewart

Why bother with swarming beach resorts when you can temporarily claim your own piece of oceanfront real estate?

By Alexandra Sifferlin / TIME
Following similar bans by San Francisco and Seattle, Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy said Monday he intends to sign an executive order that will ban state-funded travel to Indiana as a protest to that state’s new religious objections law, which cri...
By Shane Mitchell
'Great day for a boat ride,' the deckhand tells me, squinting at the cornflower sky as the Elwha prepares to back out of its slip at Anacortes and head into the San Juan Islands. He inspects a van with a kayak on top and a license-plate frame that...

Hotels in Washington

It’s not often that an 18-room inn located in a tiny town like Washington, Virginia becomes a destination in its own right, but that’s certainly the case with the Inn at Little Washington.

Restaurants in Washington

The restaurant at the Inn at Little Washington, a 90-minute drive from Washington, D.C., and its chef, Patrick O'Connell, have received five James Beard Awards, including the 2001 Outstanding American Chef.

Things to do in Washington

Located in Rappahannock County, Virginia, this small, family-run vineyard was founded in 2004.