21 days in Washington DC Itinerary

21 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Antietam National Battlefield and Gettysburg National Military Park. Visiting National Zoological Park and Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon), Baltimore (Loring Cornish Gallery, Fort McHenry National Monument, & more) and Wat Thai of Washington, D.C. (in Silver Spring). Spend the 21st (Thu) exploring nature at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Spend the 25th (Mon) exploring nature at Great Falls Park. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bloomery Plantation Distillery, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, and trek along Old Rag Mountain Hike.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC tour itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. In February, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Arlington, Baltimore, Gettysburg, Shenandoah National Park, Inside Ski Training Center
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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
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National Gallery of Art

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