3 days in Washington DC & Atlantic City Itinerary

3 days in Washington DC & Atlantic City Itinerary

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3 days in Washington DC & Atlantic City Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
1
Washington DC
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Atlantic City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

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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.
On the 27th (Sun), ponder the world of politics at White House, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip site .

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Atlantic City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
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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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Atlantic City

Atlantic City ©
The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
You've now added Atlantic City Boardwalk to your itinerary. On the 29th (Tue), let the kids burn off some steam at Shark Park, get your game on at Escape AC - Escape Rooms, then get a taste of the local shopping with Atlantic City Boardwalk, and finally make a trip to Civil Rights Garden.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Atlantic City trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Atlantic City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Atlantic City when traveling from Washington DC in October, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Fun & Games Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Shark Park
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Atlantic City Boardwalk ©
Atlantic City Boardwalk
Escape AC - Escape Rooms ©
Escape AC - Escape Rooms
Shark Park ©
Shark Park

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