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 hidden gems such as Calvert Marine Museum and Drum Point Lighthouse and Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chatham Manor and Chatham Manor. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle), Stony Man Mountain Hike (in Luray) and James Madison's Montpelier (in Montpelier Station). Spend the 21st (Sun) exploring nature at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the history at Manassas National Battlefield Park, appreciate the history behind Fort McHenry National Monument, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, and wander the streets of Old Town.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC road trip planning tool .

In July, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Baltimore, Arlington, Fredericksburg, Old Town, Old Rag Mountain Hike
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Chatham Manor ©
Chatham Manor
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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