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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Lincoln Memorial, White House, and other attractions you added. Your inner history buff will appreciate Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and Tomb of the Unknowns. Let the collections at National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle), Skyline Drive (in Shenandoah National Park) and Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg). Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get engrossed in the history at Essex County Museum and Historical Society, take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, and see the interesting displays at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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In December, daytime highs in Washington DC are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Gettysburg, Fort McHenry National Monument, Menokin, Old Town, Great Falls Park
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©

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