8 days in Washington DC & Arlington Itinerary

8 days in Washington DC & Arlington Itinerary

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8 days in Washington DC & Arlington Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
1
Washington DC
— 6 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Arlington
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
End: Washington DC

6
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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've added National Mall, President Lincoln's Cottage, National Museum of American History, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kids will appreciate attractions like National Air and Space Museum and Tidal Basin. And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary planning website .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Washington DC. In March, daytime highs in Washington DC are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. You will leave for Arlington on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

1
night
Arlington

Arlington
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Arlington trip app .

Arlington is very close to Washington DC. In March, daily temperatures in Arlington can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. You will leave for home on the 29th (Sun).

Things to do in Arlington

Parks Historic Sites Museums

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