11 days in Washington DC Itinerary

11 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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Washington DC

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.
Popular historic sites such as Antietam National Battlefield and Gettysburg National Military Park are in your itinerary. Let the collections at Ford's Theatre and Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum capture your imagination. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly), Breezy Point Beach and Campground (in Chesapeake Beach) and Horseshoe Casino Baltimore (in Baltimore). Spend the 5th (Sat) exploring nature at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Archives Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Newseum.

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If you are flying in from Germany, 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 up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Breezy Point Beach and Campground, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Gettysburg National Military Park
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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