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.
Attractions like National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History make great kid-friendly stops. Get some historical perspective at Washington National Cathedral and Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary. Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Baltimore to see Horseshoe Casino about 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, wander the streets of Old Town, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Washington DC itinerary tool .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

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Arlington, Downtown Silver Spring, Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary, Horseshoe Casino, Old Town
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Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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