7 days in Washington DC & Arlington Itinerary

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Arlington
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Washington DC — 2 nights

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Air and Space Museum and Washington National Cathedral. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fell's Point and Georgetown University. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Baltimore (Horseshoe Casino & Sagamore Spirit Distillery). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and examine the collection at The National Archives Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Washington DC trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Washington DC. In November in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Arlington.
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Arlington — 4 nights

National History, Local Flavor

Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Get outdoors at Old Rag Mountain Hike and Hidden Pond Nature Center. Appreciate the collections at Gari Melchers Home and Studio and Shenandoah Valley Cultural Heritage Museum at The Edinburg Mill. Explore Arlington's surroundings by going to Copper Fox Distillery (in Sperryville), Gettysburg (Artworks & Gettysburg National Military Park) and Catoctin Creek Distillery (in Purcellville). There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and wander the streets of Old Town.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Arlington day trip planning website.

Arlington is very close to Washington DC. In November, daily temperatures in Arlington can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive back home.
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