9 days in Washington DC Itinerary

9 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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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 enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Betterton Beach and Ferry Park. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Baltimore (Oriole Park at Camden Yards & Horseshoe Casino), Roddy Road Covered Bridge (in Thurmont) and Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center & Gettysburg National Military Park). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at White House, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip planner .

Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arlington, Baltimore, Gettysburg, Roddy Road Covered Bridge, Ferry Park
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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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