5 days in Gettysburg & Washington DC Itinerary

5 days in Gettysburg & Washington DC Itinerary

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Gettysburg
— 1 day
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Washington DC
— 4 nights

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Gettysburg

— 1 day
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), gain interesting insight with Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Gettysburg road trip planning app.

Washington DC to Gettysburg is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Washington DC in June, things will get slightly colder in Gettysburg: highs are around 81°F and lows about 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Gettysburg

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Washington DC

— 4 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.
You've added Ford's Theatre, Walk of the Town, United States Capitol, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly--about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and deepen your understanding at Georgetown University.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC visit planning website.

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Gettysburg in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Washington DC, with lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Nightlife

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