18 days in Washington DC Itinerary

18 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tomb of the Unknowns and Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Bring the kids along to Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and Phillips Wharf Environmental Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Fredericksburg (Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop, Mary Washington House, & more), Renfrew Museum and Park (in Waynesboro), Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park, Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides, & more), Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (in Harpers Ferry), Baltimore (Fort McHenry National Monument, Fell's Point, & more), US Naval Academy Museum (in Annapolis), Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (in St. Michaels), Menokin Foundation (in Warsaw), National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle), Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg), Flag Ponds Nature Park (in Lusby), Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum (in Saint Leonard) and Abram's Delight (in Winchester). There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Ford's Theatre, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and contemplate the long history of Old Town.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip builder.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Washington DC. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in March, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Museums

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Arlington, Gettysburg, Baltimore, Fredericksburg, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©

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