8 days in Washington DC & Williamsburg Itinerary

8 days in Washington DC & Williamsburg Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Williamsburg
— 4 nights
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Washington DC — 3 nights

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.
Attractions like National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, and appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC road trip planning tool.

Seattle to Washington DC is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Seattle to Washington DC, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Seattle in July, with highs in Washington DC at 89°F and lows at 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Williamsburg.
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Williamsburg — 4 nights

Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Family-friendly places like Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Water Country USA will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Colonial Williamsburg, contemplate the long history of Jamestown Settlement, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and witness the site of a historic battle at American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Williamsburg online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Washington DC to Williamsburg by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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