6 days in Carlisle, Harrisburg & Washington DC Itinerary

6 days in Carlisle, Harrisburg & Washington DC Itinerary

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Drive
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Carlisle
Drive
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Harrisburg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly

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Carlisle

Carlisle is a borough and the county seat of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. Horseback Riding Tours has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Carlisle itinerary planner.

New York City to Carlisle is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. May in Carlisle sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 53°F at night. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Harrisburg.
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Harrisburg — 2 nights

Harrisburg is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County. You've now added National Civil War Museum to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Kitchen Kettle Village and then get engrossed in the history at National Civil War Museum.

For reviews and more tourist information, read our Harrisburg trip itinerary builder app.

Harrisburg is just a stone's throw from Carlisle. In May in Harrisburg, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 53°F at night. You will leave for Washington DC on the 17th (Tue).
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Washington DC — 3 nights

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.
Washington DC is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, and ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC travel planning app.

Getting from Harrisburg to Washington DC by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can fly back home.
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