6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

6 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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Washington DC — 5 nights

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at National Air and Space Museum and Gettysburg National Military Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and George Washington's Mount Vernon. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Gettysburg (Little Round Top & Gettysburg National Cemetery) and Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, walk around National Mall, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, and get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary planner.

In May in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.
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