9 days in Washington DC & Cleveland Itinerary

9 days in Washington DC & Cleveland Itinerary

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Washington DC
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Cleveland
— 3 nights

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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.
Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Horseshoe Casino (in Baltimore) and Gettysburg National Military Park (in Gettysburg). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, get your bearings at Library of Congress, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip planning app.

Detroit to Washington DC is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Detroit in September; daily highs in Washington DC reach 82°F and lows reach 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©

Forest City

A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cleveland: Cedar Point (in Sandusky) and Fellows Riverside Gardens (in Youngstown). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, pause for some serene contemplation at The Shrine Church of Saint Stanislaus, examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and browse the eclectic array of goods at West Side Market.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cleveland journey site.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Cleveland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Washington DC in September, you will find days in Cleveland are slightly colder (75°F), and nights are about the same (62°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Cleveland

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Fellows Riverside Gardens ©
Fellows Riverside Gardens

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