10 days in Northern Virginia Itinerary

10 days in Northern Virginia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northern Virginia tour planner

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Washington
— 3 nights
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Fredericksburg
— 4 nights
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McLean
— 2 nights
Drive to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Fly to Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport

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Washington

— 3 nights
Washington is a town in and the county seat of Rappahannock County, Virginia, United States. Visiting Sky Meadows State Park and Bull Run Mountains Natural Area Preserve will get you outdoors. Head to R.H. Ballard Shop & Gallery and River District Artsfor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Gallery On Madison (in Middleburg), Hartland Family Orchard (in Markham) and Culpeper (Museum of Culpeper History, Moving Meadows Farm, &more). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Desert Rose Ranch & Winery and sample the fine beverages at Copper Fox Distillery.

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Atlanta to Washington is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Atlanta in September, with highs in Washington at 79°F and lows at 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Washington

Wineries · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Fredericksburg

— 4 nights
Fredericksburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the Eastern United States. Your inner history buff will appreciate Kenmore Plantation and Gardens and Mary Washington House. Visiting Burke Lake Park and Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge will get you outdoors. Step out of Fredericksburg with an excursion to Occoquan Regional Park in Lorton--about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, take in the history at Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, and look for gifts at Goolrick's Pharmacy.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Fredericksburg route planner.

You can drive from Washington to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to McLean.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

McLean

— 2 nights
McLean is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County in Northern Virginia. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Great Falls Park and then hike along Turkey Run Park. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Scott's Run Nature Preserve, browse the different shops at Tysons Corner Center, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Tysons Galleria Shopping Center.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the McLean trip builder tool.

Getting from Fredericksburg to McLean by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September in McLean, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in McLean

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Wildlife