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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Antietam National Battlefield and Gettysburg National Military Park. Museum-lovers will appreciate United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and National Gallery of Art. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Baltimore (Horseshoe Casino & Sagamore Spirit Distillery), Skyline Drive (in Shenandoah National Park) and Copper Fox Distillery (in Sperryville). The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, view the masterpieces at Madame Tussauds DC, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Lyon Distilling Company, and admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip site .

If you are flying in from Iceland, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Baltimore, St. Michaels, Antietam National Battlefield, Gettysburg National Military Park, James Madison's Montpelier
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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