How to get around Washington DC
Washington D.C. Taxis
Washington D.C. taxis are plentiful, economical, and easy to find. In fact, the city boasts one of the highest citizen-to-taxi ratios in the world. All taxis use a meter system and accept credit cards, debit cards, and cash. To make it even easier, you can download an app to find and hire a taxi, and to estimate the fare.
Washington D.C. Public Transport
The underground MetroRail system is a highly efficient Washington D.C. public transport option. It services all major areas of the capital and stops within easy walking distances of monuments and museums that you're likely to visit. It's complemented by the equally functional MetroBus system, which provides easy transport to any areas not covered by rail.
Walking Washington D.C.
Walking is one of the best ways of getting around Washington D.C. and gives you the opportunity to discover the city at a much more leisurely pace. Popular walking routes include the National Mall, Old Town Alexandria, and Arlington National Cemetery. Navigating the city while out on your wanderings is simple, as each of the streets are numbered running south to north and lettered when running east to west.