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 outdoors at Antietam National Battlefield and Old Rag Mountain Hike. Your inner history buff will appreciate Gettysburg National Military Park and Washington National Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Mount Vernon Trail (in Arlington), Susan Campbell Park (in Annapolis) and Ferry Park (in Rock Hall). Next up on the itinerary: try your luck at Horseshoe Casino, meet the residents at National Zoological Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC day trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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Gettysburg, Arlington, Baltimore, Susan Campbell Park, Old Rag Mountain Hike
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National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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