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 get to explore National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Mount Vernon Trail (in Arlington), National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle) and Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park & Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, examine the collection at International Spy Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

Before you visit Washington DC, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Expect a daytime high around 76°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

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Arlington, Gettysburg, Gunston Hall, National Museum of the Marine Corps
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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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