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.
You'll explore and learn at National Air and Space Museum and George Washington's Mount Vernon. Your inner history buff will appreciate Washington National Cathedral and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Venture out of the city with trips to Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park & Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, and get to know the fascinating history of National Mall.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC travel itinerary planner .

Expect a daytime high around 68°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, Gettysburg, George Washington's Mount Vernon, Jones Point Lighthouse
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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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