Take in the rich history of our nation's capital with a trip to Washington D.C. With an abundance of hotel options, your hardest decision will be where to stay. Expedia recently released their 2013 Insiders’ Select™ List of The World’s Best-Reviewed Hotels, a list of the top 650 hotels (chosen from over 150,000 properties), called the Insiders’ Select. Each hotel was selected with careful consideration based on a combination of guest reviews, Expedia’s hotel expertise, and overall value. Some of the top Washington D.C. area hotels selected include:

1. Hyatt House Falls Church/Merrifield (Hotel rank #102). Settle in at this Fairfax Hotel with a restaurant and fitness facility. Close to Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts and Tyson's Corner Center, it’s situated in a fun district for entertainment and shopping!

2. Residence Inn by Marriott Dulles Airport (Hotel rank #375). This Sterling, VA hotel is in the same area as the Center for Innovative Technology Complex, Learning Tree Reston, and Reston Town Center. Also nearby is the Reston National Golf Course.

3.The Jefferson (Hotel rank #470). Just five blocks from the White House, this beaux-arts hotel features original letters from Thomas Jefferson. Relax in the spa or your Italian marble-clad bathroom; or, walk to the nearby Embassy District.

4. The Ritz-Carlton, Washington (Hotel rank #648). This luxury hotel is located in the chic West End, near Georgetown, Dupont Circle, and the National Mall. Fitness buffs can stop into the on-site 100,000 square-foot health club with two pools, a sun deck, racquetball and basketball courts, a spa, and a salon.