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.
National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Adkins Arboretum and Tomb of the Unknowns. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge (in Cambridge), Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg) and U.S. Naval Academy (in Annapolis). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and examine the collection at Smithsonian Institution Building.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC visit site .

In May, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

U.S. Naval Academy, Antietam National Battlefield, Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Tomb of the Unknowns, Adkins Arboretum
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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