3 days in Washington DC & Salt Lake City Itinerary

3 days in Washington DC & Salt Lake City Itinerary

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3 days in Washington DC & Salt Lake City Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
1
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): 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 see the interesting displays at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip planning site .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

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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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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 17th (Wed), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and then explore and take pictures at Temple Square.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip builder website .

Fly from Washington DC to Salt Lake City in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in April: high temperatures in Salt Lake City hover around 20°C and lows are around 6°C. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
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