17 days in Washington DC Itinerary

17 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.
Popular historic sites such as Calvert Marine Museum and Drum Point Lighthouse and Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of the Shenandoah Valley and Shriver House Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Catoctin Creek Distillery (in Purcellville), Cambridge (Choptank River Lighthouse & Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge) and Fredericksburg (Chatham Manor & Chatham Manor). Spend the 24th (Mon) exploring nature at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. Spend the 28th (Fri) exploring nature at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, explore the historical opulence of Smithsonian Institution Building, walk around Great Falls Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

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In June, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Alexandria, Gettysburg, Cambridge, Baltimore, Fredericksburg
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Museum of the Shenandoah Valley ©
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©

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