2 days in Washington DC Itinerary

2 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.
On the 25th (Tue), ponder the world of politics at White House, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC vacation planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, 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 September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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