5 days in Washington DC Itinerary

5 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.
Visiting Breezy Point Beach and Campground and Tidal Basin will get you outdoors. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Gallery of Art and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg--about 1h 55 min away. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Bluemercury Union Station, browse the eclectic array of goods at Eastern Market, see the interesting displays at Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, and contemplate the long history of Georgetown University.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Washington DC. In May in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

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Gettysburg National Military Park, Breezy Point Beach, Old Town, Takoma Park Farmers Market
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