4 days in Washington DC Itinerary

4 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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4 days in Washington DC Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  14​h
End: Orlando

2
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip itinerary builder tool .

New York City to Washington DC is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in April: highs in Washington DC hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Theodore Roosevelt Island Park
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

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