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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to U.S. Naval Academy and Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian Institution Building. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Great Falls Park (in McLean) and National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery, and see the interesting displays at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC road trip website .

June in Washington DC sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

National Museum of the Marine Corps, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Great Falls Park, U.S. Naval Academy
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
U.S. Naval Academy ©
U.S. Naval Academy

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