6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Mississauga
Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Drive:  8​h
End: Mississauga

4
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.
Family-friendly places like National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History will thrill your kids. When in Washington DC, make a side trip to see Old Rag Mountain Hike in Shenandoah National Park, approximately 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, and get a sense of history and politics at White House.

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

Mississauga, Canada to Washington DC is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Mississauga in December, things will get a bit warmer in Washington DC: highs are around 12°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Old Rag Mountain Hike
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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