Time Zone: GMT – 5
Flight time from UK: 7 hours 50 minutes
The state’s included in the Capital Region are Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland and District of Columbia.
The Capital Region experiences generally favourable weather from April to October where temperatures average at about 15C during these months. The summer months see temperatures rise into the 20s and even 30s on occasion.
Best time to visit
During the winter months certain regions including Washington, DC do experience cold weather and snowfall. Autumn offers spectacular colours in the mountain regions and summer along the Eastern coastline is a time to savour.
History & Culture
Few areas of the United States are as packed with history as the Capital Region. From the early American settlements of Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, to the first black president to live in the White House, the region has continuously played witness to the nation’s defining moments.
Drive along scenic American road trip routes through Virginia and Maryland, exploring spectacular mountain vistas and picturesque coastal routes such as Blue Ridge Parkway, Journey Through Hallowed Ground Byway, Harriet Tubman Scenic Byway and more.
Wine & Cuisine
From acclaimed restaurants to a burgeoning wine industry, the Capital Region has perfected the art of dining and culinary tours. Foodies will find plenty to celebrate in the Capital Region, whether it be fine dining and country cooking or local culinary specialties and brews.