10 days in Washington DC & McLean Itinerary

10 days in Washington DC & McLean Itinerary

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1
Washington DC
— 6 nights
2
McLean
— 3 nights

6
nights
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes White House, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, and other attractions. Arlington National Cemetery and Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Air and Space Museum and Washington National Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg National Cemetery, &more). There's much more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, identify plant and animal life at Hidden Oaks Nature Center, and examine the collection at The National Archives Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC day trip planning app.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Washington DC. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in March, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to McLean.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©

3
nights
McLean

McLean ©
McLean is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County in Northern Virginia. You've now added Great Falls Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Scott's Run Nature Preserve and then explore the striking landscape of Great Falls Park. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Clara Barton National Historic Site, then trek along Billy Goat Trail, and then browse the different shops at Tysons Corner Center.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the McLean trip itinerary maker tool.

McLean is very close to Washington DC. In March, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 37°F. On the 26th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in McLean

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Clara Barton National Historic Site, Billy Goat Trail
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Great Falls Park ©
Great Falls Park
Billy Goat Trail ©
Billy Goat Trail
Scott's Run Nature Preserve ©
Scott's Run Nature Preserve

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