4 days in Washington DC & Miami Itinerary

4 days in Washington DC & Miami Itinerary

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4 days in Washington DC & Miami Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
1
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly + foot:  4​h 30​min
2
Miami
— 2 nights
foot + Fly:  4​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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip maker .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Washington DC. In December, daytime highs in Washington DC are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Miami.

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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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 16th (Sun), take a stroll through Lincoln Road, then enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, and finally enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, and then explore and take pictures at American Airlines Arena.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Miami road trip planning site .

Fly from Washington DC to Miami in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in December, expect Miami to be warmer, temps between 81°F and 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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