6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

6 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.
Visit Antietam National Battlefield and Eisenhower National Historic Site for their historical value. Let the collections at National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History capture your imagination. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (in Harpers Ferry) and Gettysburg National Military Park (in Gettysburg). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Washington DC day trip planning app .

In April, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Antietam National Battlefield
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Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns

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