The driving distance from Boston, Massachusetts to Washington, District of Columbia is:

441 miles / 710 km

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Driving distance from Boston, MA to Washington, DC

The total driving distance from Boston, MA to Washington, DC is 441 miles or 710 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Boston, Massachusetts. It ends in Washington, District of Columbia.

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Washington DC is unique because it is the only city in America that gets regular presidential motorcade. To a local that sounds like inconveniences but to tourists it provides an opportunity to catch a glimpse of the President.

Visiting Washington DC is interesting for students learning about history and politics of America. The museums, monuments, memorials and parks in the city allow visitors to learn about the history and future of America. Some of the must visit places include National Mall and the Memorial parks - Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, WWII Memorial and Korean Veterans Memorial.

The Smithsonian Museums are free to visit. We recommend The Space Museum, National Museum of Natural History and National Museum of American History. Other places worth visiting include the White House, Capitol Hill, Arlington National Cemetery, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, FDR Memorial.

The National Zoological Park is part of the Smithsonian Institution. Admission is free for all visitors. The zoo's most famous residents are the giant pandas named Tian Tian, Mei Xiang and Bao Bao.

Boston, Massachusetts

City: Boston
State: Massachusetts
Country: United States
Category: cities

Washington, District of Columbia

City: Washington
State: District of Columbia
Country: United States
Category: cities

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