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.
Head to Brown's Orchards and Farm Market and Eastern Marketfor plenty of shopping. Get outdoors at Tidal Basin and Appalachian National Scenic Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Copper Fox Distillery (in Sperryville), Sagamore Spirit Distillery (in Baltimore) and Skyline Drive (in Shenandoah National Park). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, stroll through National Zoological Park, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and take in nature's colorful creations at State Arboretum of Virginia.

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In April, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Brown's Orchards and Farm Market, Sagamore Spirit Distillery, Skyline Drive, Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Copper Fox Distillery
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

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