8 days in Washington DC Itinerary

8 days in Washington DC Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington DC route planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

View / edit route

1
Washington DC
— 7 nights

7
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ford's Theatre as well as Newseum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Antietam National Battlefield and National Air and Space Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Gettysburg National Military Park (in Gettysburg), Baltimore (Horseshoe Casino & Sagamore Spirit Distillery) and Wat Thai of Washington, D.C. (in Silver Spring). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Copper Fox Distillery, steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Capitol Hill.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC day trip planning tool .

May in Washington DC sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Alexandria, Baltimore, Arlington, Copper Fox Distillery, Annapolis Historic District
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©

Similar Plans

9 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Washington DC, Niagara Falls & New York City BY A USER FROM INDIA May, teens, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Washington DC, Niagara Falls & New York City BY A USER FROM INDIA May, teens, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Orlando, Washington DC & Los Angeles BY A USER FROM INDIA July, teens, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, teens, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Arlington, Washington DC & Nags Head BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans