10 days in Washington DC Itinerary

10 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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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.
Attractions like National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History make great kid-friendly stops. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Gallery of Art and Jennie Wade House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Copper Fox Distillery (in Sperryville), Skyline Drive (in Shenandoah National Park) and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (in Harpers Ferry). On the 1st (Mon), spend a day delving into the history of Antietam National Battlefield. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Naval Academy, witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, and see the interesting displays at Gettysburg Museum of History.

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In June, daytime highs in Washington DC are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

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Gettysburg, Baltimore, Alexandria, Cambridge, Skyline Drive
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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©

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