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.
Visit Gettysburg National Military Park and Arlington National Cemetery for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Skyline Drive (in Shenandoah National Park) and Eisenhower National Historic Site (in Gettysburg). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip maker website .

Expect a daytime high around 51°F in December, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

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