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.
Appreciate the collections at National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Washington National Cathedral and Gettysburg National Military Park. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides (in Gettysburg) and George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon). There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, steep yourself in history at President Lincoln's Cottage, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, and appreciate the extensive heritage of National Mall.

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Expect a daytime high around 51°F in December, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

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Arlington, Gettysburg, Jones Point Lighthouse, George Washington's Mount Vernon
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National Air and Space Museum
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National Gallery of Art

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