6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Winchester
Drive:  10​h 15​min
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
Drive:  10​h 15​min
End: Winchester

5
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens. You'll explore and learn at National Air and Space Museum and National Museum of the Marine Corps. Venture out of the city with trips to Fort McHenry National Monument (in Baltimore), U.S. Naval Academy (in Annapolis) and Calvert Marine Museum and Drum Point Lighthouse (in Solomons). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Shriver House Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of African American History and Culture, and take in the history at Manassas National Battlefield Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip maker site .

Winchester to Washington DC is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In October, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Fredericksburg, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, National Museum of the Marine Corps, Calvert Marine Museum and Drum Point Lighthouse
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
U.S. Naval Academy ©
U.S. Naval Academy

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