8 days in Washington DC Itinerary

8 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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Washington DC

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Bloomery Plantation Distillery (in Charles Town), St. Michaels (Saint Michaels Winery, Lyon Distilling Company, & more) and Annapolis Historic District (in Annapolis). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get engrossed in the history at Newseum, and examine the collection at The National Archives Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC road trip planning tool .

Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

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St. Michaels, Annapolis Historic District, R.H. Ballard Shop & Gallery, Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters, Copper Fox Distillery
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
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National Gallery of Art

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