7 days in Washington DC & Arlington Itinerary

7 days in Washington DC & Arlington Itinerary

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7 days in Washington DC & Arlington Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  15​min
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Arlington
— 3 nights
Drive:  15​min
End: Washington DC

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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.
Bring the kids along to Tidal Basin and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Take a break from Washington DC with a short trip to Mount Vernon Trail in Arlington, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC road trip app .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Washington DC. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Arlington.

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Arlington
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Arlington online attractions planner .

Arlington is just a short distance from Washington DC. In June in Arlington, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 69°F at night. On the 9th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

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Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
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Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

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