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.
Head to Fell's Point and Peeps and Companyfor some retail therapy. Popular historic sites such as Antietam National Battlefield and Gettysburg National Cemetery are in your itinerary. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Copper Fox Distillery (in Sperryville), Skyline Drive (in Shenandoah National Park) and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (in Harpers Ferry). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Capitol Hill, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and wander the streets of Old Town.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC day trip planning website .

June in Washington DC sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Nature

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Baltimore, Gettysburg, Copper Fox Distillery, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge
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Old Town
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Antietam National Battlefield

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