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.
Family-friendly places like The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring and National Air and Space Museum will thrill your kids. Explore hidden gems such as Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts and Jennie Wade House. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Gettysburg (Gettysburg Museum of History & Shriver House Museum), Fort McHenry National Monument (in Baltimore) and Annapolis (U.S. Naval Academy & Annapolis Historic District). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, admire the masterpieces at Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of African American History and Culture.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC road trip planning website .

June in Washington DC sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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Gettysburg, Annapolis, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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