7 days in Washington DC Itinerary

7 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Your inner history buff will appreciate Washington National Cathedral and Tomb of the Unknowns. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon) and Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park & Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery, explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, get to know the fascinating history of National Mall, and take in nature's colorful creations at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online trip builder .

In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, Gettysburg, George Washington's Mount Vernon, Jones Point Lighthouse
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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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