7 days in Washington DC Itinerary

7 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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7 days in Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Portland
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  10 h 15 min
1
Washington DC
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Portland

5
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.
You've added National Mall, George Washington's Mount Vernon, Great Falls Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. There's more to do: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary builder site .

Portland to Washington DC is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Washington DC is 3 hours. Traveling from Portland in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Washington DC, with lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Great Falls Park, George Washington's Mount Vernon
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©

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