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It's best to book your hotel room in advance. Occupancy rates are high, and you're likely to pay only a little less than you would in Washington. Tourists coming to see Washington's cherry blossoms make spring the busiest season. December and January tend to be the slowest and least expensive months, except around a presidential inauguration. Lodging choices range from familiar hotel chains
to homes with 18th-century architecture blended with modern amenities.
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