6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Sacramento
+2
Fly + bus + train:  8​h
1
Washington DC
— 5 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  9​h
End: Sacramento

5
nights
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Ford's Theatre, Petersen Boarding House, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and other attractions. You'll explore and learn at National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Arlington National Cemetery and National Mall. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, explore the historical opulence of Smithsonian Institution Building, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC journey planning site .

Sacramento to Washington DC is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. When traveling from Sacramento in April, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 49°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Arlington
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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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