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 your shopping at Fell's Point and R.H. Ballard Shop & Gallery. Get some cultural insight at National Air and Space Museum and Old Town. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Copper Fox Distillery (in Sperryville), Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg) and Shenandoah National Park (Skyline Drive & Elkwallow Picnic Area). Spend the 29th (Fri) exploring nature at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get to know the fascinating history of Capitol Hill, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC tour itinerary planning app .

In March, daytime highs in Washington DC are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Shenandoah National Park, Antietam National Battlefield, Old Town, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©

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