4 days in El Paso & Washington DC Itinerary

4 days in El Paso & Washington DC Itinerary

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4 days in El Paso & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
El Paso
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 1 night
End: Washington DC

1
night
El Paso

El Paso ©
El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States. On the 19th (Fri), steep yourself in history at San Jacinto Plaza and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick Cathedral.

Plan trip to El Paso with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Washington DC to El Paso is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in April, expect nights in El Paso to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in El Paso

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive
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Magoffin Home State Historic Site ©
Magoffin Home State Historic Site
Scenic Drive - Overlook ©
Scenic Drive - Overlook

1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Naval Academy, then admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St Patrick's Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, examine the collection at Smithsonian Institution Building, and then see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC driving holiday planner.

You can fly from El Paso to Washington DC in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. In April, Washington DC is slightly colder than El Paso - with highs of 68°F and lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Tomb of the Unknowns, U.S. Naval Academy
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Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns
U.S. Naval Academy ©
U.S. Naval Academy
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery

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