3 days in Washington DC Itinerary

3 days in Washington DC Itinerary

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Washington DC
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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Discover out-of-the-way places like Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and Tomb of the Unknowns. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and steep yourself in history at Ford's Theatre.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Washington DC. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Tomb of the Unknowns
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National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art
Tomb of the Unknowns