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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House. Here are some ideas for day two: get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC online trip itinerary maker.

Houston to Washington DC is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Houston to Washington DC. When traveling from Houston in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Washington DC, with highs around 89°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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