6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Walking tours and Stony Man Mountain Hike. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Old Rag Mountain Hike (in Shenandoah National Park), Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg) and National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, make a trip to John F. Kennedy Grave Site, get to know the fascinating history of Capitol Hill, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of African American History and Culture.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC travel route planner .

In August, daytime highs in Washington DC are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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Arlington, Antietam National Battlefield, Stony Man Mountain Overlook, National Museum of the Marine Corps, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Walking tours
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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