5 days in Washington DC & Austin Itinerary

5 days in Washington DC & Austin Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Austin
— 1 night
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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 out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Baltimore (Horseshoe Casino & Sagamore Spirit Distillery). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, and ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary planning website.

Houston to Washington DC is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Washington DC is 1 hour. Traveling from Houston in January, things will get slightly colder in Washington DC: highs are around 44°F and lows about 29°F. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Austin.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Fun & Games · Casinos · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

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Austin

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Austin online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Austin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Washington DC in January, expect Austin to be somewhat warmer, temps between 63°F and 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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