10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly:  24​h
1
Richmond
— 1 day
train:  1​h
2
Williamsburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Norfolk
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Washington DC
— 4 nights
+2
subway + bus + Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Ho Chi Minh City

1
day
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.
On the 5th (Sat), browse the collection at Library of Virginia, then admire the masterpieces at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, then admire the natural beauty at Maymont, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Sacred Heart.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Richmond is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, car, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Richmond is minus 12 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in January, with highs in Richmond at 9°C and lows at -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Richmond

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Maymont ©
Maymont
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts ©
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Cathedral of the Sacred Heart ©
Cathedral of the Sacred Heart

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg, then explore the galleries of Historic Jamestowne, and then steep yourself in history at Jamestown Settlement.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Williamsburg trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by train from Richmond to Williamsburg takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daily temperatures in Williamsburg can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

1
night
Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): admire the architecture and history at Brock Environmental Center - Chesapeake Bay Foundation, then immerse yourself in nature at First Landing State Park, and then take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Virginia Beach trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Norfolk.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
First Landing State Park ©
First Landing State Park

1
night
Norfolk

Norfolk ©
Norfolk formed around a natural harbor that’s home to the world’s largest naval base, which helped cement the city as a keystone for strategic military planning and government.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Chrysler Museum of Art, then admire all the interesting features of Battleship Wisconsin, then take in panoramic vistas at Skystar Wheel, and finally admire the natural beauty at Norfolk Botanical Garden.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Norfolk trip planner .

Norfolk is very close to Virginia Beach. In January, daily temperatures in Norfolk can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Norfolk

Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Norfolk Botanical Garden ©
Norfolk Botanical Garden
Chrysler Museum of Art ©
Chrysler Museum of Art
Battleship Wisconsin ©
Battleship Wisconsin

4
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planner.

Fly from Norfolk to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Norfolk in January, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 7°C by day to -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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