7 days in Washington DC & Duluth Itinerary

7 days in Washington DC & Duluth Itinerary

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7 days in Washington DC & Duluth Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
1
Washington DC
— 1 night
Drive:  19​h 45​min
2
Duluth
— 3 nights
Drive:  19​h 45​min
End: Washington DC

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, then steep yourself in history at Old Town, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery. On your second day here, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Capitol Hill, and then take a stroll through Georgetown.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC road trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Washington DC. June in Washington DC sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Duluth.

Things to do in Washington DC

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Old Town
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
nights
Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Step off the beaten path and head to Canal Park and Superior Hiking Trail. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Stoney Point and Two Harbors Lighthouse. Get out of town with these interesting Duluth side-trips: Pattison State Park (in Superior) and Gooseberry Falls State Park (in Two Harbors). Fill the 23rd (Sun) with the natural beauty at Jay Cooke State Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Amnicon Falls State Park and get engrossed in the history at Tom's Historic Logging Camp.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Duluth trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Washington DC to Duluth in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Duluth. Traveling from Washington DC in June, expect nights in Duluth to be slightly colder, around 50°F, while days are cooler, around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Duluth

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Two Harbors, Jay Cooke State Park, Amnicon Falls State Park, Pattison State Park
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Gooseberry Falls State Park ©
Gooseberry Falls State Park
Canal Park ©
Canal Park
Amnicon Falls State Park ©
Amnicon Falls State Park

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