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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Knill's Farm Market (in Mount Airy), Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center & Gettysburg National Military Park) and Horseshoe Casino (in Baltimore). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Washington DC travel route planner .

May in Washington DC sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, Gettysburg, Horseshoe Casino, Knill's Farm Market
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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