12 days in Washington DC Itinerary

12 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.
Kids will enjoy National Air and Space Museum and National Zoological Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Old Rag Mountain Hike (in Shenandoah National Park), Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park, Devils Den, & more) and Frederick (Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience & Ballenger Creek Linear Trail). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Washington DC road trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Frederick, Luray, Old Rag Mountain Hike, National Museum of the Marine Corps
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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