6 days in Washington DC & Philadelphia Itinerary

6 days in Washington DC & Philadelphia Itinerary

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Washington DC
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Philadelphia
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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and then get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, deepen your understanding at Georgetown University, then get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Salt Lake City to Washington DC is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Salt Lake City to Washington DC, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Salt Lake City in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Washington DC, with lows of 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for the train ride to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Philadelphia

— 2 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 29th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church and then take a stroll through Rittenhouse Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, then pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, and finally steep yourself in history at Washington Square Park.

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Traveling by train from Washington DC to Philadelphia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trip