1 day in Washington DC Itinerary

1 day in Washington DC Itinerary

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1 day in Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Aldie
Drive:  1​h
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Washington DC
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
End: Aldie

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Washington DC journey planner.

Aldie to Washington DC is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In January, daytime highs in Washington DC are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington Monument ©
Washington Monument

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