2 days in Washington DC Itinerary

2 days in Washington DC Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Washington DC trip itinerary maker

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

View / edit route

1
Washington DC
— 1 night

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Washington DC trip planner .

In October, daytime highs in Washington DC are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

Similar Plans

4 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM MONGOLIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, teens, kids, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, teens, kids, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 5 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in New York City & Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans