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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at National Air and Space Museum and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Washington National Cathedral and Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park & Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides) and George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon). Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, steep yourself in history at President Lincoln's Cottage, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, and get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary builder app .

In June, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, Gettysburg, Jones Point Lighthouse, George Washington's Mount Vernon
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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