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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like National Air and Space Museum and National Zoological Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Gettysburg (Victorian Photography Studio & Gettysburg National Military Park), Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience (in Frederick) and Old Rag Mountain Hike (in Shenandoah National Park). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

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In October, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience, Old Rag Mountain Hike
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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