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|Number of Daily Flights||6|
|Earliest Flight Departure Date||May 18|
|Latest Flight Departure Date||May 18|
|Popular Airlines||United Airlines|
A trip from Washington, D.C., to Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is a common journey taken by beltway insiders. For the rest of us, it's a portal to a truckload of Texas attractions. As soon as your rental car is secured, you have access to numerous destinations along Houston's pristine highways, such as the Texans' NRG Stadium.
Upon arrival, you can expect an efficiently Texas experience when getting out of the airport. First off, get out on the open road and hit up the Houston Visitors Center on Bagby Street. Once you have your bearings, you can visit Space Center Houston, the Downtown Aquarium and the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center.
George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) isn't far from the center of town, making Space City exploration a simple task. Houston's expansive highway system includes I-10, I-45 and I-69, all close to the airport. These roads will make a trip to the Minute Maid Park for an Astros games a doddle. The famous Alley Theatre is also only a few blocks away, and is well worth a visit.
Flights from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) should last around three hours. Rest assured that a number of car rental options sit right next to the departure gate. Once you land, day trips to Austin's Sixth Street and San Antonio's famed River Walk await.