With the first month of the NHL season already in the books, it looks like the Washington Capitals may well be the class of the Eastern Conference. The is off to a blistering start, and have climbed atop first place in the Metropolitan division for now. Since finally breaking through for a Stanley Cup win in 2018, they’ve consistently been one of the most fun clubs to watch.
If you live in the Washington DC area and enjoy professional hockey, you certainly have a lot to look forward to over the rest of the season. But if you don’t live in D. and would like to see professional hockey at its finest, we recommend you take a look at the Washington Capitals schedule and see if you can find a game that would give you cause to travel to the area. It’s worth noting that all Capitals home games are played at the beautiful Capital One Arena, one of the nicest venues in the region.
This would also be a great opportunity to tell people who have never experienced a live NHL professional hockey game that they are missing out on an exciting experience. The atmosphere is electric, and the energy is constant, with nonstop action. Players will be banging into each other and the boards while firing slap shots at break-neck speed. And yes, the occasional hockey fight just might break out.
Visiting Washington DC
If we have piqued your interest in watching the Capitals lay it all down on the ice, you should proceed to find a game on the schedule that might tantalize you. By the way, you could always choose to see two games if you plan on being in the DC area for a few days. There’s no doubt you’ll have an easy time finding exciting things to do in the nation’s capital.
Along with a large number of first-class restaurants and shopping malls, you’ll get an opportunity to witness and experience American history with some of the best sightseeing you’ll ever experience. Would you seriously consider visiting DC without taking in the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, Smithsonian Institution, or the White House? We can assure you your days will be filled with enjoyment as you await your opportunity to see the Capitals play at night.
Make Your Travel Plans
When you are ready to make your travel plans, you won’t have a difficult time finding excellent hotel accommodations that will fit into your budget no matter what that budget might be. Remember, Washington, DC, is more than the nation’s capital. It’s also a great vacation destination for Americans and visitors from all over the world.
There are a number of very good hotels near downtown Washington, DC. There are even a few great facilities located within close proximity to the Capital One Arena, where you will hopefully see the Capitals skate to a victory. One hotel worthy of consideration would be the Grand Hyatt Washington. The upscale hotel offers guests many amenities like a great on-site restaurant, free Wi-Fi, and a well-appointed fitness center. And the hotel is within five minutes of the Capital One Arena. If you want an option that’s even closer, the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Washington, DC/Downtown is essentially just across the street from the arena. It offers guests free breakfast and Wi-Fi, making it a convenient choice in more ways than one.
Hopefully, the information we have provided above will motivate you to visit Washington, DC, and watch one of the National Hockey League’s best hockey teams in action. There’s no time better than now to make your travel plans and purchase your game tickets.