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.
For shopping fun, head to Madame Tussauds DC or Riversdale House Museum. Get in touch with nature at Antietam National Battlefield and Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Gettysburg National Military Park (in Gettysburg), Centennial Park (in Ellicott City) and Old Rag Mountain Hike (in Shenandoah National Park). And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and steep yourself in history at Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary.

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In July, daytime highs in Washington DC are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cambridge, Arlington, Stony Man Mountain Overlook, Centennial Park, Antietam National Battlefield
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National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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