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 Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum and R.H. Ballard Shop & Gallery. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Town and Fell's Point. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge (in Cambridge), Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont (in Falmouth) and Great Falls Park (in McLean). On the 21st (Sun), spend a day delving into the history of Antietam National Battlefield. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery, get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Washington DC holiday planner .

In April, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Alexandria, Great Falls Park, Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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