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 Gettysburg National Military Park and Arlington National Cemetery. You'll explore and learn at National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly), Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg) and Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Cemetery & Little Round Top). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, tour the pleasant surroundings at National Mall, and take an in-depth tour of Newseum.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC travel route planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. November in Washington DC sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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Gettysburg, Arlington, Antietam National Battlefield, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, George Washington's Mount Vernon
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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