6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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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 Skyline Drive and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg) and Gettysburg (Eisenhower National Historic Site, Gettysburg National Military Park, & more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, and appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC sightseeing planner.

In September, daytime highs in Washington DC are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

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Side Trips

Gettysburg, Antietam National Battlefield, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Skyline Drive, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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