9 days in Washington DC Itinerary

9 days in Washington DC Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington DC trip planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

View / edit route

1
Washington DC
— 8 nights

8
nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Tomb of the Unknowns and Gettysburg National Military Park are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Antietam National Battlefield and Gettysburg National Cemetery. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (in Harpers Ferry), Gettysburg (Shriver House Museum, Jennie Wade House, & more) and Roddy Road Covered Bridge (in Thurmont). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, admire the architecture and history at Fort McHenry National Monument, and take an in-depth tour of National Portrait Gallery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC online vacation planner .

In March, daytime highs in Washington DC are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington, Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Roddy Road Covered Bridge, Antietam National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
Shriver House Museum ©
Shriver House Museum

Similar Plans

10 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Washington DC & Baltimore BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM FRANCE March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in United States BY A USER FROM ITALY May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM INDIA May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 35 days in New York City & Washington DC BY A USER FROM INDIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans