7 days in Washington DC Itinerary

7 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Get a sense of the local culture at Washington National Cathedral and Arlington National Cemetery. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park & Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides) and George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, admire the natural beauty at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip planner .

In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow 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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