8 days in Washington DC Itinerary

8 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.
Family-friendly places like National Air and Space Museum and National Zoological Park will thrill your kids. Gettysburg National Military Park and National Mall will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly) and Gettysburg (Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides, Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, & more). Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Mary McLeod Bethune Council House. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, see the interesting displays at Newseum, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Washington DC vacation planning tool .

June in Washington DC sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
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National Air and Space Museum
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National Gallery of Art

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