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.
You've added White House Visitors Center, Einstein Planetarium, D.C. Ducks, and other attractions to your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge and Fort McHenry National Monument. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Antietam National Battlefield and Tomb of the Unknowns. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Phillips Wharf Environmental Center (in Tilghman), American Visionary Art Museum (in Baltimore) and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (in Harpers Ferry). The adventure continues: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, trek along Indian Head Rail Trail, and take a stroll through Capitol Hill.

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If you are flying in from Mexico, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. In May, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Annapolis, Arlington, Baltimore, Tilghman, Indian Head Rail Trail
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Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge ©
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©

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