6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

6 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Antietam National Battlefield and National Air and Space Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gettysburg National Military Park and Washington National Cathedral. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Tidal Basin, examine the collection at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, and explore the world behind art at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. September in Washington DC sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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Antietam National Battlefield, Theodore Roosevelt Island Park, Gettysburg National Military Park
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Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum

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