6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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Washington DC
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Washington DC

— 5 nights
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 National Gallery of Art. Get some historical perspective at Gettysburg National Military Park and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. 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, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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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 · Nature

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