5 days in Gettysburg & Washington DC Itinerary

5 days in Gettysburg & Washington DC Itinerary

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Start: Washington DC
Drive:  1 h 45 min
1
Gettysburg
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Washington DC
— 4 nights
End: Washington DC

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day
Gettysburg

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

For ratings, reviews, maps, 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; or do a combination of train, flight, 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

Tours
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Washington DC

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.
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. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, gain insight at Georgetown University, appreciate the history behind Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, and hunt for treasures at Eastern Market.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner.

Drive from Gettysburg to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Gettysburg in June since evenings lows in Washington DC dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arlington National Cemetery, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
United States Capitol ©
United States Capitol
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Washington National Cathedral

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