7 days in Washington DC, Mystic & Newport Itinerary

7 days in Washington DC, Mystic & Newport Itinerary

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1
Washington DC
— 2 nights
2
Mystic
— 1 night
3
Newport
— 3 nights

2
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get lost in a book at Library of Congress, ponder the world of politics at White House, and appreciate the history behind Washington Monument.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Washington DC. In August in Washington DC, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Mystic.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

1
night
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
On the 4th (Tue), meet the residents at Mystic Aquarium, thentake a memorable tour with Mystic Whaler Cruises, and then kick your exploration up a notch at Fields Of Fire Adventure Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mystic driving holiday app.

Getting from Washington DC to Mystic by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Washington DC in August, with highs in Mystic at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Mystic

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Mystic Whaler Cruises
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Fields Of Fire Adventure Park ©
Fields Of Fire Adventure Park
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Mystic Whaler Cruises ©
Mystic Whaler Cruises

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Heritage Museums & Gardens and Shining Sea Bikeway. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Newport: Cape Cod Canal (in Buzzards Bay), Falmouth (Highfield Hall & Gardens & Old Silver Beach) and Sandwich (Hoxie House & Sandwich Glass Museum). There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Fish'n Tales Adventures, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ocean Drive Historic District, see the interesting displays at The Breakers, and see the world from above with Newport Helicopter Tours.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Newport trip site.

Traveling by car from Mystic to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Falmouth, Sandwich, Cape Cod Canal
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Fish'n Tales Adventures ©
Fish'n Tales Adventures
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens

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