6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Milwaukee
Fly:  4​h
1
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Milwaukee

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes George Washington's Mount Vernon, Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, and other attractions you added. Kids will appreciate attractions like National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get lost in a book at Library of Congress, pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral, and ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip builder .

Milwaukee to Washington DC is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Milwaukee to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Milwaukee in October: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 71°F and lows are around 54°F. You will leave for home on the 21st (Mon).

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, George Washington's Mount Vernon
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