6 days in Washington DC & Chesapeake Itinerary

6 days in Washington DC & Chesapeake Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Chesapeake
— 2 nights

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Washington DC

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.
You'll explore and learn at National Air and Space Museum and The National Archives Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Washington National Cathedral and Georgetown University. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Tidal Basin, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Joint Base Andrews. In March, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Chesapeake.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Chesapeake

Chesapeake is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. On the 10th (Wed), walk around The Mariners' Museum & Park, then witness the site of a historic battle at American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Weyanoke Bird and Wildflower Sanctuary. Keep things going the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, immerse yourself in nature at First Landing State Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Virginia Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Chesapeake trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Chesapeake by car takes about 3.5 hours. March in Chesapeake sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 3°C at night.

Things to do in Chesapeake

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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