8 days in Miami & Washington DC Itinerary

8 days in Miami & Washington DC Itinerary

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Drive
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Miami
— 3 nights
Fly
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly

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Miami

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lincoln Road and Ocean Drive. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Art Deco Historic District and St Patrick Catholic Church. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum, browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace, and wander the streets of Espanola Way.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Miami trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Fort Lauderdale to Miami is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Miami can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

4
nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Washington National Cathedral and Gettysburg National Military Park are in your itinerary. Let the collections at National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Cemetery & Little Round Top). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery, and take in nature's colorful creations at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Miami to Washington DC takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Miami in October, expect nights in Washington DC to be colder, around 54°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips