6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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Washington DC

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Old Rag Mountain Hike (in Shenandoah National Park), Gettysburg National Military Park (in Gettysburg) and The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring (in Sandy Spring). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary planning website .

In July, daytime highs in Washington DC are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Old Rag Mountain Hike, The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring, Gettysburg National Military Park
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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