6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Get some historical perspective at Gettysburg National Military Park and Ford's Theatre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Horseshoe Casino (in Baltimore) and Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery, get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

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October in Washington DC sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, Horseshoe Casino, Antietam National Battlefield, Gettysburg National Military Park
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National Air and Space Museum
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National Gallery of Art

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