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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Antietam National Battlefield and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to US Naval Academy Foundation (in Annapolis), Skyline Drive (in Shenandoah National Park) and Fort McHenry National Monument (in Baltimore). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, and take an in-depth tour of National Portrait Gallery.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Washington DC trip planner .

In June, daytime highs in Washington DC are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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Antietam National Battlefield, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Tomb of the Unknowns, Skyline Drive, US Naval Academy Foundation
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Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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