10 days in Washington DC Itinerary

10 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.
Get outdoors at Breezy Point Beach and Campground and Tidal Basin. Your inner history buff will appreciate Gettysburg National Military Park and Antietam National Battlefield. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Shenandoah National Park (Old Rag Mountain Hike & Skyline Drive), Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (in Harpers Ferry) and Devils Den (in Gettysburg). Spend the 28th (Fri) exploring nature at Great Falls Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Washington DC day trip planning site .

If you are flying in from Germany, 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 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington, Shenandoah National Park, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Breezy Point Beach and Campground
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns

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