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17th Apr to 22nd Apr, 2024Moderate Budget Road Trip
Backpacking / Wandering Looking for Buddy
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  • Experiences
  • Hotels
  • Things to Carry

Things to do in Washington in April

Day 1 - Thursday 18th, Apr
morning -

Visit the Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool for a peaceful start to the day.

afternoon -

Head to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum for a unique and somber experience.

evening -

Enjoy a casual dinner at Founding Farmers, known for its farm-to-table American fare.

Experiences in Washington

Day 2 - Friday 19th, Apr
morning -

Start your day with a visit to the Torpedo Factory Art Center to admire local artists' work.

afternoon -

Explore the historic streets of Old Town Alexandria and visit the George Washington Masonic National Memorial.

evening -

Dine at Virtue Feed & Grain, a restaurant housed in a historic grain warehouse with a cozy ambiance.

Day 3 - Saturday 20th, Apr
morning -

Visit Dumbarton Oaks, a historic estate featuring beautiful gardens and a museum with a collection of Byzantine and Pre-Columbian art.

afternoon -

Wander along the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, a tranquil and picturesque spot for a leisurely stroll.

evening -

Indulge in some mouthwatering cupcakes at Baked & Wired, a local bakery known for its creative flavors.

Day 4 - Sunday 21st, Apr
morning -

Drive to Mount Vernon, George Washington's historic estate, and explore the mansion, gardens, and museum.

afternoon -

Visit the Arlington National Cemetery to pay respects at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and John F. Kennedy's gravesite.

evening -

Enjoy a waterfront dinner at Chart House, offering scenic views of the Potomac River and delicious seafood.

Day 5 - Monday 22nd, Apr
morning -

Explore the vibrant U Street Corridor known for its history and music scene. Visit the African American Civil War Memorial and Museum.

afternoon -

Stroll through the eclectic neighborhood of Adams Morgan, known for its diverse dining options and colorful murals.

evening -

Experience the nightlife with live music and dining at the famous Madam's Organ Blues Bar.

Weather in Washington in Invalid date
Avg Temp10°C to 20°C
Chance of Rain40%

The weather in Washington, D.C. in April is generally mild with warm days and cool nights. There is a chance of rain, so be sure to pack a raincoat or umbrella. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

Travel eSims for United States

*Travel eSims are a great way to stay connected while travelling. They are easy to set up online, no need to visit a store, and can be used in multiple countries. They are a data saver compared to international roaming and are compatible with most phones.

Things to Carry on your trip to Washington

Clothing & Apparel

Comfortable shoes -

for walking around the city.

Light jacket or sweater -

for early mornings or evenings.

Casual clothing -

for exploring the city.

Formal attire -

if you plan on visiting any upscale restaurants or events.

Comfortable sleepwear -

for a good night's sleep.


Sunglasses -

for sunny days.

Hat -

for sun protection and warmth.

Scarf -

for warmth and style.

Handbag -

for carrying your essentials.

Travel documents -

passport, visa, and ID card.

Essentials & Must Haves

Phone and charger -

for staying connected.

Wallet -

for carrying money and credit cards.

Keys -

for your hotel room and car.

First aid kit -

for minor injuries.

Toiletries -

shampoo, conditioner, soap, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrush.

Good to Have

Travel guide -

for information on the city.

Camera -

for capturing memories.

Reusable water bottle -

for staying hydrated.

Snacks -

for when you're on the go.

Travel pillow -

for comfort on long drives.


Power bank -

for charging your devices.

Travel adapter -

if you're traveling from another country.

Noise-canceling headphones -

for blocking out noise on the plane or in the city.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Credit cards and debit cards are widely accepted in Washington, D.C. You may also want to carry some cash for small purchases or tips.

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