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.
Popular historic sites such as Gettysburg National Military Park and Washington National Cathedral are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Air and Space Museum and Arlington National Cemetery. Venture out of the city with trips to Skyline Drive (in Shenandoah National Park) and Eisenhower National Historic Site (in Gettysburg). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and examine the collection at The National Archives Museum.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC travel itinerary planner .

In April, daytime highs in Washington DC are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, Gettysburg, Old Town, Skyline Drive
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©

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