6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
train:  1​h
End: Baltimore

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.
Get some historical perspective at Old Town and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Get outdoors at Great Falls Park and National Zoological Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House (in Alexandria) and Baltimore (Fort McHenry National Monument & Sagamore Spirit Distillery). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Capitol Hill, appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial, make a trip to John F. Kennedy Grave Site, and explore and take pictures at National Mall.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC road trip website .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Washington DC. May in Washington DC sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Alexandria, Arlington, Baltimore, Great Falls Park
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Old Town ©
Old Town
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Fort McHenry National Monument ©
Fort McHenry National Monument

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