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.
Attractions like National Air and Space Museum and National Zoological Park make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Old Rag Mountain Hike (in Shenandoah National Park), Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience (in Frederick) and Gettysburg National Military Park (in Gettysburg). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Washington DC trip planner.

October in Washington DC sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience, Old Rag Mountain Hike, Horseshoe Casino, Gettysburg National Military Park
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National Air and Space Museum
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National Zoological Park
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