6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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Washington DC

Washington DC
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Take a break from the city and head to Antietam National Battlefield and Tidal Basin. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gettysburg National Military Park and Arlington National Cemetery. Change things up with a short trip to Horseshoe Casino Baltimore in Baltimore (about 1h 05 min away). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get a sense of history and politics at The White House, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC sightseeing planner.

In October in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, Gettysburg National Military Park, Antietam National Battlefield
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