18 days in Washington DC Itinerary

18 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.
Popular historic sites such as Old Town and Fell's Point are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ford's Theatre and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont (in Fredericksburg), Hiddencroft Vineyards LLC (in Lovettsville), Granite Heights Orchard and Winery (in Warrenton), Billy Goat Trail (in Potomac), Breezy Point Beach and Campground (in Chesapeake Beach), Mason Neck State Park (in Lorton), Running Hare Vineyard (in Prince Frederick), Easton (Eating Easton & Eastern Shore Yoga), Gray Ghost Vineyards (in Amissville), Mount Vernon Antique Center (in Alexandria), Baltimore (Fort McHenry National Monument & Horseshoe Casino), Bloomery Plantation Distillery (in Charles Town), Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (in Harpers Ferry), Hammond-Harwood House (in Annapolis), Zephaniah Farm Vineyard (in Leesburg) and St. Michaels (The Candleberry Shoppe, Olivins, & more). Spend the 21st (Fri) exploring nature at Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, meet the residents at National Zoological Park, and appreciate the history behind Washington Monument.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC travel guide.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. In October in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

St. Michaels, Baltimore, Easton, Arlington, Alexandria
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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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