4 days in Washington DC Itinerary

4 days in Washington DC Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip maker

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

View / edit route

1
Washington DC
— 3 nights

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Gettysburg National Military Park and Washington National Cathedral. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Little Round Top (in Gettysburg) and George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, and take a stroll through Old Town.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner.

In December, daytime highs in Washington DC are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington, George Washington's Mount Vernon, Old Town
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©

Similar Plans

7 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM CANADA August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM INDIA December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 59 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM MONGOLIA December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 18 days in Bear Creek & Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM ETHIOPIA December, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Washington DC SEE PLAN August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 7 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 7 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans