4 days in Washington DC Itinerary

4 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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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.
Bring the kids along to National Air and Space Museum and National Zoological Park. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Old Rag Mountain Hike (in Shenandoah National Park) and Gettysburg National Military Park (in Gettysburg). There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, ponder the world of politics at White House, and pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC day trip tool .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. In August, daytime highs in Washington DC are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Gettysburg National Military Park, Old Rag Mountain Hike
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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