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.
Kids will enjoy National Air and Space Museum and Tidal Basin. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Stony Man Mountain Overlook (in Luray), Gettysburg National Military Park (in Gettysburg) and Old Rag Mountain Hike (in Shenandoah National Park). 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 United States Capitol, get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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In June in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

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Stony Man Mountain Overlook, Old Rag Mountain Hike, Horseshoe Casino, Gettysburg National Military Park
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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