9 days in Washington DC Itinerary

9 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Gettysburg National Military Park (in Gettysburg), Ford Orientation Center (in Mount Vernon) and Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience (in Frederick). There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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In December, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, Baltimore, Ford Orientation Center, Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Gettysburg National Military Park
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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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