9 days in Washington DC & Baltimore Itinerary

9 days in Washington DC & Baltimore Itinerary

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9 days in Washington DC & Baltimore Itinerary

Start: Beaufort
Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Washington DC
— 5 nights
train:  1​h
2
Baltimore
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 30​min
End: Beaufort

5
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.
You'll explore and learn at National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Get some historical perspective at Gettysburg National Military Park and Washington National Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg) and Little Round Top (in Gettysburg). There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

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Beaufort to Washington DC is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or drive. Traveling from Beaufort in November, expect Washington DC to be a bit cooler, temps between 17°C and 6°C. You will leave for Baltimore on the 27th (Wed).

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington, Wat Thai of Washington, D.C., Antietam National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
nights
Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
On the 28th (Thu), observe the fascinating underwater world at National Aquarium and then explore the striking landscape of Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery.

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Getting from Washington DC to Baltimore by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Baltimore can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, U.S. Naval Academy
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
U.S. Naval Academy ©
U.S. Naval Academy

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