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.
National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Gettysburg National Military Park and Tomb of the Unknowns for their historical value. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Sagamore Spirit Distillery (in Baltimore), George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon) and Loch Raven Reservoir (in Phoenix). Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Mary McLeod Bethune Council House. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Washington National Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Little Round Top, get to know the fascinating history of National Mall, and identify plant and animal life at Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Washington DC sightseeing planner.

April in Washington DC sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

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Gettysburg, Arlington, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, Sagamore Spirit Distillery, Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary
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National Air and Space Museum
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National Gallery of Art
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