17 days in Washington DC Itinerary

17 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.
Visiting Antietam National Battlefield and Mount Vernon Trail will get you outdoors. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: R.H. Ballard Shop & Gallery (in Washington), Stony Man Mountain Hike (in Luray) and Baltimore (Fell's Point, Horseshoe Casino, & more). Spend the 27th (Thu) exploring nature at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. There's lots more to do: witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, steep yourself in history at Little Round Top, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip planner .

If you are flying in from Costa Rica, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. December in Washington DC sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington, Baltimore, Shenandoah National Park, Chevy Chase
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
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National Gallery of Art

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