10 days in Washington DC & Ocean City Itinerary

10 days in Washington DC & Ocean City Itinerary

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10 days in Washington DC & Ocean City Itinerary

Start: Saint Louis
Drive:  14​h 15​min
1
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Ocean City
— 3 nights
Drive:  16​h 45​min
End: Saint Louis

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 inner history buff will appreciate Arlington National Cemetery and Tomb of the Unknowns. Let the collections at National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History capture your imagination. Step out of Washington DC to go to Mount Vernon and see George Washington's Mount Vernon, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the extensive heritage of National Mall, contemplate the long history of Georgetown University, and explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC online holiday builder .

Saint Louis to Washington DC is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Saint Louis to Washington DC. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ocean City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, George Washington's Mount Vernon
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
nights
Ocean City

Ocean City ©
One of the country's favorite vacation resorts, Ocean City draws nearly 8 million visitors annually with its oceanfront boardwalk, clean beaches, and amusement parks.
Relax by the water at Ocean City Beach and Wildwood Beach. Popular historic sites such as Cape May Lighthouse and Emlen Physick Estate are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ocean City: Rehoboth Beach (Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum at Delaware Seashore State Park & Rehoboth Beach Public Beach). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Ocean City Boardwalk, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and stop by The Kite Loft.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Ocean City trip builder website .

You can drive from Washington DC to Ocean City in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Washington DC in June, you will find days in Ocean City are little chillier (79°F), and nights are about the same (65°F). You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Ocean City

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Cape May, Rehoboth Beach, Wildwood Beach
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Ocean City Beach ©
Ocean City Beach
Wildwood Beach ©
Wildwood Beach
Cape May Lighthouse ©
Cape May Lighthouse

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