9 days in Washington DC & Philadelphia Itinerary

9 days in Washington DC & Philadelphia Itinerary

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Washington DC
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Philadelphia
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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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and get lost in a book at Library of Congress.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC holiday builder tool.

Dallas to Washington DC is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Washington DC. Traveling from Dallas in March, expect Washington DC to be slightly colder, temps between 55°F and 37°F. You'll set off for Philadelphia on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Explore Philadelphia's surroundings by going to Expedition Escape! - Escape Room (in Montgomeryville), Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, walk around Wissahickon Valley Park, see the interesting displays at The Franklin Institute, and trek along Schuylkill River Trail.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip planner.

You can take a train from Washington DC to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Washington DC in March: highs in Philadelphia hover around 50°F, while lows dip to 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Expedition Escape! - Escape Room, Valley Forge National Historical Park, Longwood Gardens
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Expedition Escape! - Escape Room ©
Expedition Escape! - Escape Room
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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