21 days in Washington DC, Canton & Pittsburgh Itinerary

21 days in Washington DC, Canton & Pittsburgh Itinerary

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Washington DC
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Canton
— 2 nights
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Pittsburgh
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Washington DC — 2 nights

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.
On the 1st (Fri), examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC online road trip planner.

If you are flying in from Switzerland, 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, daytime highs in Washington DC are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can fly to Canton.
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Canton — 2 nights

Canton is a city in and the county seat of Stark County, Ohio, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): examine the collection at Canton Classic Car Museum and then get engrossed in the history at McKinley Presidential Library & Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Warther Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Alpine Hills Historical Museum, and then look for gifts at Heini's Cheese Chalet.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Canton trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Washington DC to Canton in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Washington DC in July, with highs in Canton at 33°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Pittsburgh.
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Pittsburgh — 16 nights

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Bicycle Heaven and Flight 93 National Memorial. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fallingwater and Point State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Jager and Friends Dog Park (in Somerset), Grove City Premium Outlets (in Grove City) and Daffin's Candies (in Sharon). Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Archive of the Afterlife, "A Paranormal Museum", get engrossed in the history at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum, view the masterpieces at The Artists Hand Gallery & Espresso Bar, and step aboard USS Requin.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Canton to Pittsburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In July, daily temperatures in Pittsburgh can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C.
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