18 days in Washington DC Itinerary

18 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Skyline Drive and Phillips Wharf Environmental Center. Family-friendly places like National Air and Space Museum and Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge will thrill your kids. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg), Copper Fox Distillery (in Sperryville) and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (in Harpers Ferry). Pack the 10th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring. Spend the 17th (Fri) exploring nature at Great Falls Park. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, identify plant and animal life at Adkins Arboretum, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at National Zoological Park.

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Expect a daytime high around 76°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring ©
The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield

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