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 some cultural insight at Gettysburg National Military Park and Arlington National Cemetery. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon), Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Cemetery & Little Round Top) and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly). Spend the 29th (Thu) exploring nature at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Spend the 26th (Mon) exploring nature at Mary McLeod Bethune Council House. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of National Mall, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and get engrossed in the history at Newseum.

To find maps and tourist information, use the Washington DC vacation planner.

In November, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, George Washington's Mount Vernon
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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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