5 days in Washington DC Itinerary

5 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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Washington DC ©
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.
Head to Fell's Point and Downtown Silver Springfor some retail therapy. Gettysburg National Military Park and National Air and Space Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Potomac Mills (in Woodbridge) and The Lion Potter of Gettysburg (in Gettysburg). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, look for gifts at Politics and Prose, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC online day trip planner .

In October, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington, Fell's Point, Potomac Mills, Downtown Silver Spring
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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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