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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Stony Man Mountain Hike and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Shenandoah National Park (Skyline Drive & Old Rag Mountain Hike), Great Falls Park (in McLean) and Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts (in Vienna). Pack the 6th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip itinerary website .

In June, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

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Shenandoah National Park, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, Great Falls Park
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

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