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.
Bring the kids along to National Air and Space Museum and National Zoological Park. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Baltimore (Horseshoe Casino & Urban Axes Baltimore), Gettysburg National Military Park (in Gettysburg) and Old Rag Mountain Hike (in Shenandoah National Park). There's much more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, ponder the world of politics at White House, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC vacation tool .

In December in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Baltimore, Gettysburg National Military Park, Old Rag Mountain Hike, Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
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National Zoological Park
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