26 days in Washington DC & Pittsburgh Itinerary

26 days in Washington DC & Pittsburgh Itinerary

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26 days in Washington DC & Pittsburgh Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Washington DC
— 12 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Pittsburgh
— 12 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: London

12
nights
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.
Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Gettysburg (Devils Den, Knob Hall Winery, & more), Roddy Road Covered Bridge (in Thurmont) and Baltimore (Horseshoe Casino, Oriole Park at Camden Yards, & more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, admire the landmark architecture of Washington National Cathedral, and ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary planning site .

London, UK to Washington DC is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in June; daily highs in Washington DC reach 35°C and lows reach 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, Gettysburg, Baltimore, George Washington's Mount Vernon, Roddy Road Covered Bridge
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal (in Moundsville), Mill Creek Park (in Canfield) and Youngstown (The Butler Institute of American Art & Fellows Riverside Gardens). There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of PNC Park, examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington, and steep yourself in history at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh trip maker .

You can fly from Washington DC to Pittsburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Washington DC in June: high temperatures in Pittsburgh hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Youngstown, Ohiopyle, Renziehausen Park Rose Garden, Mill Creek Park, The Upton House
Highlights from your plan
Fellows Riverside Gardens ©
Fellows Riverside Gardens
PNC Park ©
PNC Park
Fallingwater ©
Fallingwater

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