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.
Get some historical perspective at The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at National Gallery of Art - Sculpture Garden and Eastern Market. Venture out of the city with trips to James Madison's Montpelier (in Montpelier Station), Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg) and National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of African American History and Culture, take in the exciting artwork at Torpedo Factory Art Center, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, and examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Washington DC visit planner.

In April, daytime highs in Washington DC are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

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Old Rag Mountain Hike, James Madison's Montpelier, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Torpedo Factory Art Center, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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