5 days in Gettysburg & Washington DC Itinerary

5 days in Gettysburg & Washington DC Itinerary

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5 days in Gettysburg & Washington DC Itinerary

Washington DC
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Washington DC

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Gettysburg

Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
On the 11th (Sat), take in the history at Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Gettysburg travel guide.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Gettysburg. In June, daily temperatures in Gettysburg can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites
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4
days
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Ford's Theatre, Walk of the Town, United States Capitol, and other attractions. Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly--about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, ponder the design of United States Botanic Garden, and deepen your understanding at Georgetown University.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC travel guide.

You can drive from Gettysburg to Washington DC in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Traveling from Gettysburg in June, Washington DC is a bit warmer at night with lows of 69°F.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arlington National Cemetery, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
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Ford's Theatre
National Air and Space Museum
United States Capitol

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