One Day in Washington DC – The Perfect Itinerary
What to do if you only have one day in Washington DC? See my best tips and spots for your perfect day.
Top 12 Main Attractions Of Washington DC
To help you know what to expect when you visit Washington DC for the first time, here is a little overview of some of the main sights.
1. The Capitol
2. The White House
3. National Mall
4. Smithsonian Institution
5. Lincoln Memorial
6. National Gallery of Art
7. National Museum of Natural History
8. National Air and Space Museum
9. Washington Monument
10. Jefferson Memorial
11. Smithsonian National Zoological Park
12. United States Botanic Garden
One Day Itinerary For Washington DC
Tour the United States Capitol
A tour of the Capitol Building is one of the most popular activities in Washington DC. And on top of that, it is also free of charge. So it’s recommended to book in advance to get a spot on the guided tours.
Continue Exploring the National Mall
Visit Georgetown Waterfront Park
Night Out in Adams Morgan District
If you still have some energy left go to the Adams Morgan district for a fun night out. Adams Morgan is a multicultural neighborhood where the lively neighborhood draws you in. It features fancy murals, eclectic bars, and music venues.
Day Trip Ideas from Washington DC:
- New York City
- Chesapeake Bay
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