8 days in Washington DC Itinerary

8 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Gettysburg National Military Park. Visiting Tidal Basin and Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Cobbler Mountain Cellars (in Delaplane), Breezy Point Beach (in Chesapeake Beach) and Horseshoe Casino (in Baltimore). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, catch a live performance at Ford's Theatre, get to know the fascinating history of National Mall, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Eastern Market.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online journey planner.

If you are flying in from Qatar, the closest major aiports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. In January, daytime highs in Washington DC are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Arlington, Gray Ghost Winery, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, Cobbler Mountain Cellars, Gettysburg National Military Park
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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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