8 days in Platteville & Washington DC Itinerary

8 days in Platteville & Washington DC Itinerary

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8 days in Platteville & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Dubuque
Drive:  45​min
1
Platteville
— 1 day
Drive:  15​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
day
Platteville

Platteville ©
Platteville is the largest city in Grant County in southwestern Wisconsin. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums, examine the collection at National Brewery Museum, then do a tasting at Whispering Bluffs Winery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinsinawa Mother House.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Platteville trip planner.

Dubuque to Platteville is an approximately half hour car ride. In August, daytime highs in Platteville are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Platteville

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Potosi, Sinsinawa Mother House
Highlights from your plan
National Brewery Museum ©
National Brewery Museum
The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums ©
Whispering Bluffs Winery ©
Whispering Bluffs Winery

6
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.
Get in touch with nature at Antietam National Battlefield and Old Rag Mountain Hike. Get a sense of the local culture at Gettysburg National Military Park and National Gallery of Art. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Betterton Beach (in Betterton), Gallery On Madison (in Middleburg) and Baltimore (Fell's Point & Horseshoe Casino). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and view the masterpieces at Madame Tussauds DC.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC online holiday maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Platteville to Washington DC. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Platteville to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Platteville in August: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 87°F and lows are around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Baltimore, Arlington, Betterton Beach, Old Rag Mountain Hike, Gallery On Madison
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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