4 days in Washington DC Itinerary

4 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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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.
Step out of Washington DC to go to Gettysburg and see Gettysburg National Military Park, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and get a sense of history and politics at The White House.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC vacation planner.

If you are flying in from Japan, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Andrews Air Force Base. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

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Gettysburg National Military Park
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