8 days in Washington DC & Miami Beach Itinerary

8 days in Washington DC & Miami Beach Itinerary

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8 days in Washington DC & Miami Beach Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
1
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Miami Beach
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Washington DC

4
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Washington DC. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
nights
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Change things up with these side-trips from Miami Beach: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (in Coral Gables) and Dolphin Mall (in Miami). There's lots more to do: stroll through South Beach, make a trip to Bayside Marketplace, take a stroll through Collins Avenue, and shop like a local with Ocean Drive.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Miami Beach vacation planning site .

Fly from Washington DC to Miami Beach in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Miami Beach are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Miami, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
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Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

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