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.
Head to Eastern Market and Loring Cornish Galleryfor plenty of shopping. You'll explore and learn at National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. Venture out of the city with trips to The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center (in Frederick), George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon) and Little Round Top (in Gettysburg). Spend the 29th (Sun) exploring nature at Mary McLeod Bethune Council House. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, take in the exciting artwork at Madame Tussauds DC, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planning site .

In March, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Baltimore, Arlington, Middleburg, Little Round Top, The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center
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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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