20 days in Washington DC Itinerary

20 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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20 days in Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
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Washington DC
— 19 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: New York City

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Washington DC

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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.
Appreciate the collections at National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. Gettysburg National Military Park and Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Gettysburg (Little Round Top & Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center), Loch Raven Reservoir (in Phoenix) and Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary (in Lothian). And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, take an in-depth tour of Newseum, witness the site of a historic battle at Antietam National Battlefield, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

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If you are flying in from Georgia, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. In October, daytime highs in Washington DC are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Leesburg, Arlington, Cambridge, Wild Bird Center
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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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