8 days in Washington DC Itinerary

8 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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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 out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park, Victorian Photography Studio, & more), Baltimore (Oriole Park at Camden Yards & Horseshoe Casino) and National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get your bearings at Library of Congress, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online trip itinerary planner .

In May, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington, Baltimore, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Lake Braddock
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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