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.
Popular historic sites such as Antietam National Battlefield and Gettysburg National Military Park are in your itinerary. Visiting National Zoological Park and Tidal Basin will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Centennial Park (in Ellicott City) and Stony Man Mountain Hike (in Luray). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

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In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gettysburg National Military Park, Antietam National Battlefield, Stony Man Mountain Overlook, Centennial Park
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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