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.
Washington National Cathedral and Arlington National Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon) and Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park & Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, take an in-depth tour of Newseum, explore and take pictures at National Mall, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Washington DC online itinerary builder .

In May in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to 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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