6 days in Washington DC & Rochester Itinerary

6 days in Washington DC & Rochester Itinerary

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6 days in Washington DC & Rochester Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 15​min
2
Rochester
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Minneapolis

4
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, ponder the world of politics at White House, and get lost in a book at Library of Congress.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC sightseeing planning tool .

Minneapolis to Washington DC is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Minneapolis in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Washington DC: highs are around 89°F and lows about 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Rochester.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Theodore Roosevelt Island Park
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
day
Rochester

Rochester ©
Rochester is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate the long history of Plummer House, appreciate the history behind Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial, then make a trip to The Plummer Building - Mayo Clinic Historical Suite, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Silver Lake.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rochester trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Rochester takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in July, expect Rochester to be little chillier, temps between 79°F and 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Rochester

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Plummer House ©
Plummer House
Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial ©
Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial

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