1 day in Washington DC & Richmond Itinerary

1 day in Washington DC & Richmond 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.
On the 13th (Mon), explore the activities along Tidal Basin, explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC tour itinerary app.

Washington to Washington DC is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Washington in September, Washington DC is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Richmond.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Richmond

The River City

The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Richmond road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Washington DC to Richmond in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. September in Richmond sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 63°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors