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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Air and Space Museum and Antietam National Battlefield. National Gallery of Art and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Dragon Distillery, LLC (in Frederick), Gettysburg National Military Park (in Gettysburg) and Baltimore (Sagamore Spirit Distillery & Horseshoe Casino). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, and contemplate the long history of Georgetown University.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC road trip site .

If you are flying in from Mongolia, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. In November in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Baltimore, Gettysburg National Military Park, Dragon Distillery, LLC, Antietam National Battlefield, Hidden Oaks Nature Center
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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