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cabovacation Oct 5th, 2009 04:15 PM

Three Hours at National Airport, D.C.
 
With only a three hour layover, and presuming flights are on time....Is there time to take a cab into the city and drive around to see the monuments, etc?

brando Oct 5th, 2009 04:48 PM

I don't think so.

illnative Oct 5th, 2009 04:48 PM

I would say not.

yestravel Oct 5th, 2009 05:22 PM

I think u could have about an hour or so to kill. DCA is a small airport and generally security lines are not too bad. What time do u arrive and what time does your outbound flight depart? Its about 15-20 minutes drive each way into the city and you'd have about an hour to drive around. Is that what u wanted to do, just do a drive by? Not a lot of time to really see alot, but doable.

obxgirl Oct 5th, 2009 05:59 PM

If your layover is anywhere remotely close to the afternoon traffic rush I wouldn't do it. But if it's really off peak or on a weekend you could give it a go.

Arlington Cemetery and Iwo Jima and Netherlands Carillion are on the same side of the river as the aiport. Great views of the city from Iwo Jima.

cabovacation Oct 5th, 2009 10:51 PM

Thanks! These are the responses I needed! I will figure it out from here.


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