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.
Take a break from the city and head to Antietam National Battlefield and Skyline Drive. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gettysburg National Military Park and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Baltimore (Horseshoe Casino & Sagamore Spirit Distillery) and Copper Fox Distillery (in Sperryville). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, take in the exciting artwork at Madame Tussauds DC, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC road trip app .

In June, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Nature Museums

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Baltimore, Gettysburg National Military Park, Skyline Drive, Copper Fox Distillery, Antietam National Battlefield
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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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