3 days in Laurel & Washington DC Itinerary

3 days in Laurel & Washington DC Itinerary

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3 days in Laurel & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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Laurel
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

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Laurel

Laurel ©
Laurel is a city in northern Prince George's County, Maryland, in the United States, located almost midway between Washington, D.C., and Baltimore on the banks of the Patuxent River. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Montpelier Mansion.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Laurel trip planner .

Philadelphia to Laurel is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Philadelphia in October since evenings lows in Laurel dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Laurel

#Historic Sites
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Montpelier Mansion ©
Montpelier Mansion

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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.
On the 6th (Sat), get a sense of history and politics at White House, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at National Zoological Park, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Washington DC sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Laurel to Washington DC in an hour. Traveling from Laurel in October, Washington DC is a bit warmer at night with lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

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