5 days in Washington DC Itinerary

5 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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Washington DC

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Get some historical perspective at Gettysburg National Military Park and Washington National Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Robinson Nature Center (in Columbia) and Adkins Arboretum (in Ridgely). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and get a sense of history and politics at The White House.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Washington DC holiday builder app .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. In September in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

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Side Trips

Robinson Nature Center, Arlington National Cemetery, Gettysburg National Military Park, Adkins Arboretum, Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge
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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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