4 days in Alexandria & Washington DC Itinerary

4 days in Alexandria & Washington DC Itinerary

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4 days in Alexandria & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Kittanning
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Alexandria
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Kittanning

1
night
Alexandria

Alexandria
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Alexandria day trip site .

Kittanning to Alexandria is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In July, Alexandria is somewhat warmer than Kittanning - with highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Washington DC.

Things to do in Alexandria

Parks Outdoors Nightlife

2
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.
You've added Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, National World War II Memorial, Capitol Reflecting Pool, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, explore the world behind art at The Phillips Collection, ponder the world of politics at White House, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, then explore the activities along Capitol Reflecting Pool, and finally appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial, pause for some photo ops at Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC road trip app .

Washington DC is just a short distance from Alexandria. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Old Town Waterfront
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
The Phillips Collection ©
The Phillips Collection

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