Fall in Washington D.C. is a Beautiful Season to See the Nation's Capital
Average temperature low and high: 46°- 69°
The brisk autumn air makes trips to Washington D.C. in October particularly pleasant. As the leaves fall, don't miss the chance to take in the United States' capital. From outdoor activities to museums, the possibilities are limitless.
Washington D.C. is awash with museums, and frankly, listing them all would be extremely difficult. However, the museums that border the National Mall – all overseen by the Smithsonian Institution – are all very worthy of your time. If you have a particular interest – from general American History to aerospace to African American culture – there is a museum waiting for you to wander through.
Check Out the Haunts of D.C.'s Ghosts
Ghost stories are all in the spooky fun, but why not experience the stories where they take place? Ghost tours, like ghost stories, are abundant in Washington, D.C. A guide will take you from place to place as they tell you about paranormal experiences, ranging from Lincoln's ghost in the White House to the spirits of DuPont Circle.