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.
Visit Washington National Cathedral and Arlington National Cemetery for their historical value. National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park & Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides) and George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, steep yourself in history at President Lincoln's Cottage, explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, and browse the exhibits of Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens.

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In October in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

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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