3 days in Washington DC Itinerary

3 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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Washington DC
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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Washington National Cathedral and Arlington National Cemetery. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, stroll through National Mall, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and deepen your understanding at Georgetown University.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Washington DC itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from New Zealand, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

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Arlington
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National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art

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