12 days in Washington DC Itinerary

12 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Roddy Road Covered Bridge (in Thurmont), Larriland Farm (in Woodbine) and Gettysburg (St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Devils Den, & more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC travel route builder tool .

In May in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Baltimore, Arlington, Alexandria, Larriland Farm
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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