18 days in Washington DC & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

18 days in Washington DC & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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Washington DC
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Yosemite National Park
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Baltimore (The Walters Art Museum, Horseshoe Casino, &more), Gettysburg (Shriver House Museum, Gettysburg National Military Park, &more) and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly). There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Joint Base Andrews. In July, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Yosemite National Park

Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, make a trip to Olmsted Point, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and hike along Mariposa Grove.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Yosemite National Park in 14.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from Washington DC in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 33°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 9°C.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails