13 days in Washington DC Itinerary

13 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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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.
Antietam National Battlefield and National Air and Space Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Do your shopping at Fell's Point and Madame Tussauds DC. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Baltimore (Horseshoe Casino & Sagamore Spirit Distillery), Shenandoah National Park (Skyline Drive & Old Rag Mountain Hike) and Bloomery Plantation Distillery (in Charles Town). There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Gettysburg National Military Park, witness the site of a historic battle at Confederate Trails of Gettysburg, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC route planner.

In July, daytime highs in Washington DC are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Baltimore, Arlington, Shenandoah National Park, Ferry Park
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©

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