5 days in Washington DC Itinerary

5 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Gettysburg National Military Park (in Gettysburg) and Horseshoe Casino (in Baltimore). There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

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October in Washington DC sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

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Gettysburg National Military Park, Horseshoe Casino
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
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National Gallery of Art

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