11 days in Washington DC Itinerary

11 days in Washington DC 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.
Get some cultural insight at National Museum of African American History and Culture and National Museum of the Marine Corps. Museum-lovers will get to explore Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Manassas National Battlefield Park (in Manassas), Calvert Marine Museum and Drum Point Lighthouse (in Solomons) and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, take in nature's colorful creations at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, take a stroll through Fell's Point, and brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Naval Academy.

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Sydney, Australia to Washington DC is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 15 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in February; daily highs in Washington DC reach 10°C and lows reach 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

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