8 days in Washington DC Itinerary

8 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes United States Botanic Garden, National Gallery of Art, The National Archives Museum, and other attractions. Get some cultural insight at National Air and Space Museum and Jennie Wade House. Explore hidden gems such as National Museum of African American History and Culture and Shriver House Museum. Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Gettysburg to see Gettysburg National Cemetery about 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, take an in-depth tour of Smithsonian American Art Museum, do a tasting at District Winery, and make a trip to First Division Monument.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planner .

In November, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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Smithsonian American Art Museum ©
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Shriver House Museum ©
Shriver House Museum
Jennie Wade House ©
Jennie Wade House

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