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.
Get some historical perspective at Calvert Marine Museum and Drum Point Lighthouse and Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens. Get some cultural insight at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum and James Madison's Montpelier. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Sperryville (River District Arts & Copper Fox Distillery), National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle) and Annapolis (Annapolis Historic District & U.S. Naval Academy). And it doesn't end there: admire the architecture and history at Fort McHenry National Monument, explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, take a stroll through Old Town, and see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC online trip planner .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

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Sperryville, Annapolis, Eisenhower National Historic Site, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Old Town
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U.S. Naval Academy ©
U.S. Naval Academy
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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