8 days in Washington DC Itinerary

8 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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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.
Antietam National Battlefield and Gettysburg National Military Park will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at National Gallery of Art and Washington National Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Loch Raven Reservoir (in Phoenix), Old Rag Mountain Hike (in Shenandoah National Park) and Gettysburg National Cemetery (in Gettysburg). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and contemplate the long history of Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Washington DC day trip planning website .

In October in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington, Old Rag Mountain Hike, Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary, Antietam National Battlefield
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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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