7 days in Washington DC Itinerary

7 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, Victorian Photography Studio, & more), Baltimore (Horseshoe Casino & Oriole Park at Camden Yards) and George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, ponder the world of politics at White House, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary planning tool .

July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, Gettysburg, Baltimore, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
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National Gallery of Art

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