5 days in Washington DC & Amherst Itinerary

5 days in Washington DC & Amherst Itinerary

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5 days in Washington DC & Amherst Itinerary

Start: Hartford
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Amherst
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
End: Hartford

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.
Step out of Washington DC to go to Baltimore and see Horseshoe Casino, which is approximately 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC travel route builder website .

Hartford to Washington DC is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Hartford in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Washington DC: highs are around 51°F and lows about 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Amherst.

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Horseshoe Casino
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Amherst

Amherst ©
Amherst is a town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States, in the Connecticut River valley. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): examine the collection at Yiddish Book Center, see the interesting displays at Amherst College Museum of Natural History, and then get lost in a book at Amherst Public Library.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Amherst trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Explore your travel options from Washington DC to Amherst with the Route module. Traveling from Washington DC in December, things will get slightly colder in Amherst: highs are around 40°F and lows about 24°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Amherst

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Yiddish Book Center ©
Yiddish Book Center

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