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
1
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
Arlington
— 3 nights
Drive:  15​min
End: Washington DC

3
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip maker site .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Washington DC. In April, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Arlington.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

3
nights
Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Arlington trip planner.

Arlington is just a short distance from Washington DC. April in Arlington sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 49°F at night. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Arlington

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Theodore Roosevelt Island Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt Island Park

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