5 days in Washington DC Itinerary

5 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.
Attractions like National Air and Space Museum and National Zoological Park make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Old Rag Mountain Hike (in Shenandoah National Park), Gettysburg National Military Park (in Gettysburg) and Horseshoe Casino (in Baltimore). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, and ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Washington DC online travel planner .

In June, daytime highs in Washington DC are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Old Rag Mountain Hike, Horseshoe Casino, Gettysburg National Military Park
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
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Tidal Basin

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