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.
Popular historic sites such as Gettysburg National Military Park and Tomb of the Unknowns are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Air and Space Museum and Newseum. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC road trip planning website .

In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, Gettysburg National Military Park
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Gettysburg National Military Park
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National Air and Space Museum

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