12 days in Atlanta & Washington DC Itinerary

12 days in Atlanta & Washington DC Itinerary

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12 days in Atlanta & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Miami
tram + Fly:  3​h 45​min
Atlanta
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 7 nights
Fly + tram:  4​h 45​min
End: Miami

4
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Atlanta is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, historic sites, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zoo Atlanta, admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden, and contemplate the long history of Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Atlanta road trip planner.

Miami to Atlanta is an approximately 4-hour combination of tram and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, Atlanta is slightly colder than Miami - with highs of 76°F and lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Atlanta

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Food Tours

7
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Baltimore (Horseshoe Casino & National Aquarium). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC online travel route planner .

Getting from Atlanta to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Atlanta in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arlington, Baltimore
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
White House ©
White House

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