7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  6​h 45​min
Staunton
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Richmond
— 1 night
train:  1​h
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Mount Vernon
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: Houston

2
nights
Staunton

Staunton ©
Staunton is an independent city in the U.S. To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Staunton trip planner .

Houston to Staunton is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Houston in May, things will get little chillier in Staunton: highs are around 76°F and lows about 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Richmond.

Things to do in Staunton

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trip

Charlottesville
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Thomas Jefferson's Monticello ©
Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
James Monroe's Highland ©
James Monroe's Highland
Michie Tavern ca. 1784 ©
Michie Tavern ca. 1784

1
night
Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Cemetery, then explore the world behind art at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and then take a stroll through Carytown.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Richmond trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Staunton to Richmond takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. May in Richmond sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Richmond

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods
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Carytown ©
Carytown
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts ©
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Hollywood Cemetery ©
Hollywood Cemetery

2
nights
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Jamestown Settlement, then get engrossed in the history at Historic Jamestowne, and then explore the galleries of Colonial Williamsburg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Historic St. Luke's Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Yorktown Market Days, then contemplate the long history of Governor's Palace, and finally look for gifts at Yankee Candle Company.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg trip planner .

Traveling by train from Richmond to Williamsburg takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in May, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Mount Vernon.

Things to do in Williamsburg

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Shopping

Side Trips

St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum, Yorktown Market Days
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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

1
night
Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon ©
Mount Vernon is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): examine the collection at George Washington's Mount Vernon and then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Marine Corps. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, revel in the low prices at Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets, and then learn about winemaking at Quattro Goomba's Winery.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Mount Vernon road trip planning website .

Drive from Williamsburg to Mount Vernon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Mount Vernon when traveling from Williamsburg in May, with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Vernon

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping

Side Trips

Quattro Goomba's Winery, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets, National Museum of the Marine Corps
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National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
George Washington's Mount Vernon ©
George Washington's Mount Vernon

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