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.
Bring the kids along to National Air and Space Museum and Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Get some historical perspective at Gettysburg National Military Park and Arlington National Cemetery. Venture out of the city with trips to Gettysburg National Cemetery (in Gettysburg), Laurel MARC Station (in Laurel) and Loch Raven Reservoir (in Phoenix). Spend the 17th (Wed) exploring nature at Mary McLeod Bethune Council House. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, admire the striking features of George Washington's Mount Vernon, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hidden Oaks Nature Center.

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In April in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Historic Sites Museums

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Alexandria, Arlington, Gettysburg, Loch Raven Reservoir, Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary
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Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
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National Air and Space Museum

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