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15 days in District of Columbia Itinerary
shuttle + foot + Fly: 16h 45min
Washington DC— 12 nights
Fly + foot + shuttle: 16h 45min
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.National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art will appeal to museum buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to National Portrait Gallery and National Museum of African American History and Culture. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, explore the world behind art at Smithsonian American Art Museum, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
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Kiev, Ukraine to Washington DC is an approximately 17-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and subway. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kiev in October; daily highs in Washington DC reach 25°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.