6 days in Washington DC & Mount Vernon Itinerary

6 days in Washington DC & Mount Vernon Itinerary

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6 days in Washington DC & Mount Vernon Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
1
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Mount Vernon
— 1 day
Drive:  30 min
End: Washington DC

5
nights
Washington DC

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 discover tucked-away gems like Ford's Theatre and Tomb of the Unknowns. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Arlington National Cemetery and Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at National Zoological Park, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC day trip planner.

Washington DC is just a stone's throw from Alexandria. In April, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Mount Vernon.

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Arlington
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

1
day
Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon ©
Mount Vernon is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mount Vernon holiday planner.

Mount Vernon is just a short distance from Washington DC. Traveling from Washington DC in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Mount Vernon, with lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

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Historic Sites Museums
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George Washington's Mount Vernon ©
George Washington's Mount Vernon

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