9 days in Washington DC Itinerary

9 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Antietam National Battlefield and Tidal Basin. Get some cultural insight at National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Shenandoah National Park (Old Rag Mountain Hike, Appalachian Trail, & more), Devils Den (in Gettysburg) and Stony Man Mountain Hike (in Luray). Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Newseum, and ponder the world of politics at White House.

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If you are flying in from China, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

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Shenandoah National Park, Stony Man Mountain Overlook, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Betterton Beach, Devils Den
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National Air and Space Museum
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National Gallery of Art

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