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.
Family-friendly places like National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Gettysburg National Military Park (in Gettysburg) and Old Rag Mountain Hike (in Shenandoah National Park). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, browse the collection at Library of Congress, get a sense of history and politics at White House, and appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip itinerary builder app .

August in Washington DC sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gettysburg National Military Park, Old Rag Mountain Hike
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
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Tidal Basin

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