9 days in Washington DC Itinerary

9 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Antietam National Battlefield and Gettysburg National Military Park. You'll explore and learn at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Horseshoe Casino (in Baltimore), National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle) and Old Rag Mountain Hike (in Shenandoah National Park). Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring nature at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get engrossed in the history at Newseum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, and get to know the fascinating history of Capitol Hill.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip builder site .

June in Washington DC sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, National Museum of the Marine Corps, Old Rag Mountain Hike, Gettysburg National Military Park, Wat Thai of Washington, D.C.
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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