7 days in Washington DC Itinerary

7 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 Ford's Theatre. Get some historical perspective at Gettysburg National Military Park and Arlington National Cemetery. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Horseshoe Casino (in Baltimore) and Eisenhower National Historic Site (in Gettysburg). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Old Town, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC travel planner.

In October, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington, Horseshoe Casino, Old Town
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
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National Gallery of Art

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