3 days in Washington DC Itinerary

3 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.
National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Washington National Cathedral and National Mall. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Scott's Run Nature Preserve, stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC trip website .

March in Washington DC sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Arlington, Scott's Run Nature Preserve, Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge
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Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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