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Airports in Washington DC
Washington DC is served by 3 major airports. These are Washington Dulles International Airport, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, and Washington National Airport. The Washington Dulles International Airport is situated around 42 kilometers away from the downtown Washington DC. Both passenger & cargo services are provided from here to various domestic and international destinations such as Moscow, Paris, Delhi, Tokyo, Vienna, London, San Francisco, Orlando, Boston, and more. Passengers can easily commute to and from all these airports using metrorail, Silver Line Express Bus, shuttle bus service, rental cars, taxi services, and Washington flyers.
Phoenix, the capital of Arizona, is a large sprawling city with modern high-rise buildings, Indian, and Spanish colonial influences. The city offers abundant art and cultural attractions, historic neighborhoods, museums and a diverse art community. Some of the attractions in Phoenix include Heard Museum, Phoenix Art Museum, Heritage Square, Taliesin West, and more. Many people come to the Phoenix area to enjoy outdoor activities. With several golf courses, parks, gardens, and 3 mountains in the proximity of the city of Phoenix, visitors can grab the opportunity to indulge in hiking, biking, or climbing.
Things to Do in Phoenix
Desert Botanical Garden
The Desert Botanical Garden is located in Papago Park, Phoenix. The garden has a cactus garden and vegetation in deserts (from different parts of the world). Spread on nearly 140 acres, approximately 55 acres is used for cultivation and has thousands of plants. The Botanical garden is taken care by volunteers and staff. There are many trails and visitors should plan on spending a good amount of time walking.
Located in Papago Park, the Phoenix Zoo is famed for its Sumatran tigers and orangutans. There are more than 1,400 animals, including numerous endangered species, who call this zoo home. There are four different trails that visitor's can follow: the Africa Trail, Tropics Trails, Arizona Trail, and Children's Trail. This zoo is a particular favorite with children and offers all kinds of children's programs, events, and play areas. Some of the highlights are the petting zoo, camel rides, Stingray Bay, and daily animal shows.
South Mountain Park
South Mountain Park in Phoenix is the largest city park in the United States, covering over 16,000 acres of desert landscape. The miles of trails which run through the park are ideal for hiking, horseback riding, and mountain biking. This is a great place to come at night, offering wonderful view of Phoenix and the city lights. The highest point in the park is Mount Suppoa at 2,690 ft but the highest lookout which can be reached by trail or road is Dobbins Lookout at 2,330 feet.
Best Time to Fly to Phoenix
The best time to visit city of Phoenix is between the months of November and April. During these months, the sky is clear and blue. While planning a trip here, do bear in mind that a change in weather is bit unpredictable in desserts.