10 days in Washington DC Itinerary

10 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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Start: Ventura
Drive:  44 h
1
Washington DC
— 7 nights
End: Washington DC

7
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.
Get some historical perspective at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and Jennie Wade House. Explore hidden gems such as Antietam National Battlefield and National Museum of the Marine Corps. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge (in Cambridge), Gettysburg (Eisenhower National Historic Site, Gettysburg Diorama, &more) and Phillips Wharf Environmental Center (in Tilghman). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, hike along Stony Man Mountain Overlook, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and explore the world behind art at The Phillips Collection.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC route planner.

Ventura to Washington DC is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Ventura in July; daily highs in Washington DC reach 89°F and lows reach 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Fredericksburg, Antietam National Battlefield, Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Stony Man Mountain Overlook
Highlights from your plan
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Museum of the Marine Corps
Jennie Wade House ©
Jennie Wade House

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