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TRAVEL TIPS TO DC


Great Deals are almost always available from anywhere to DC with an advance purchase of two weeks. Didn't plan ahead? If you're willing to do a little searching you can usually find some pretty good last minute prices, flexibility always helps!

Click here and buy your ticket through Go CODEPINK, a portion of your purchase will be donated directly to CODEPINK.

Planning to fly?  Help counteract the negative environmental impact of your air travel by purchasing cheap offsets or carbon buy-offs to compensate for your flight's global warming emissions.  Click here for more info.

Get together a group of gals and bust out your Thelma & Louise shades, this is a perfect excuse for a road trip!!! Fill a few carloads and caravan into the Capitol. Decorate your cars to get into the spirit and soon everyone will be honking for peace!

For a simple and direct route get driving directions online, click here to mapquest your trip: www.mapquest.com

Ride the peace train to DC. Enjoy the scenery, catch up on your reading save the environmnet and arrive in style. It's just as easy as flying or taking the bus and depending on where you're coming from, maybe even cheaper.

Trains from California, Chicago and all points in between are being organized for J27.  Go to www.peacetraintodc.com for details.

For route, schedule info or to purchase a ticket go to www.amtrak.com or call 1-800-USA-RAIL.

Taking the bus to DC is a great alternative to flying or driving yourself and many times can be less expensive. The bus station in DC is centrally located just a few blocks from Union Station and the Metrorail Subway (Red Line) For schedules, routes or to purchase tickets, contact Greyhound at 1-800-231-2222 or http://www.greyhound.com/home.asp
 

If you're coming from New York City or Philadelphia you might also want to check into an express bus service. New Century Travel offers round trip tickets from $35. For more information go to: http://www.2000coach.com/newyorkdcrt.html

Don't forget to check out the Housing resources for coming to Washington D.C.

 

The metro system is a great way to get around town; fast, easy and inexpenisve. Get station and ticket info at www.wmata.com.

Pack smart and be prepared to weather the weekend. Check the 10 day forecast at www.weather.com.

See the sights and enjoy DC.  Plan your trip with help from the official Washington DC tourist guide at www.washington.org.

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