2 days in Washington DC Itinerary

2 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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Tomb of the Unknowns, Tidal Basin and Lincoln Memorial. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally get a sense of history and politics at The White House. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC vacation builder.

In September, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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