8 days in Washington DC Itinerary

8 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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8 days in Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Oakland
Fly:  8​h
1
Washington DC
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Oakland

6
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Gettysburg National Military Park and National Air and Space Museum. Get some historical perspective at Washington National Cathedral and Arlington National Cemetery. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin and pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC trip planning site .

Oakland to Washington DC is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. In March, Washington DC is a bit cooler than Oakland - with highs of 55°F and lows of 37°F. On the 6th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Gettysburg National Military Park, Arlington National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Gettysburg National Military Park ©

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