10 days in Washington DC & National Harbor Itinerary

10 days in Washington DC & National Harbor Itinerary

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10 days in Washington DC & National Harbor Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
1
Washington DC
— 4 nights
subway:  30​min
2
National Harbor
— 3 nights
3
National Harbor
— 2 nights
subway:  30​min
End: Washington DC

4
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes National World War II Memorial, Washington Monument, White House, and other attractions you added. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. It doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Capitol Hill and appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC tour builder website .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 18th (Thu), you'll travel to National Harbor.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
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Capitol Hill ©
Capitol Hill
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Renwick Gallery ©
Renwick Gallery

3
nights
National Harbor

National Harbor ©
National Harbor is a development along the Potomac River in Oxon Hill, Prince George's County, Maryland just south of Washington, D.C. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Smithsonian Institution Building and Smithsonian American Art Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and Washington National Cathedral. Step out of National Harbor to go to Washington DC and see National Zoological Park, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's more to do: explore the world behind art at Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and take in nature's colorful creations at Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the National Harbor trip itinerary maker site .

National Harbor is just a short distance from Washington DC. In April in National Harbor, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 21st (Sun), you'll travel to National Harbor.

Things to do in National Harbor

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Washington DC

2
nights
National Harbor

National Harbor
To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our National Harbor tour itinerary builder website .

On the 23rd (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in National Harbor

Parks Outdoors Nightlife

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