6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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Start: New York City
Fly:  4 h
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: New York City

5
nights
Washington DC

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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.
Gettysburg National Military Park and Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Tidal Basin and Mount Vernon Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg), Gettysburg (12th & 44th New York Infantry Monument & Lark Gifts) and Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont (in Falmouth). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Washington DC day trip planning tool.

New York City to Washington DC is an approximately 3.5- hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. When traveling from New York City in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 11°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington, Antietam National Battlefield, Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont
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National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©

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