10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly:  24 h
1
Richmond
— 1 day
Drive:  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
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): browse the collection at Library of Virginia, admire the masterpieces at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Maymont, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Sacred Heart.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Richmond day trip planning app.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Richmond is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Richmond, you'll gain 12 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in January; daily highs in Richmond reach 9°C and lows reach -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive 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): take an in-depth tour of Colonial Williamsburg, thensteep yourself in history at Historic Jamestowne, and then contemplate the long history of Jamestown Settlement.

Start your trip to Williamsburg by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Richmond to Williamsburg in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. January in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 0°C at night. 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
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne

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): take a stroll around Brock Environmental Center - Chesapeake Bay Foundation, thenadmire the majestic nature at First Landing State Park, and then take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Virginia Beach holiday app.

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Virginia Beach are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Norfolk.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

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

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, thenstep aboard Battleship Wisconsin, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Skystar Wheel, and finally admire the natural beauty at Norfolk Botanical Garden.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Norfolk tour planning site.

Norfolk is very close to Virginia Beach. In January, daytime highs in Norfolk are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to 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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and get your bearings at Library of Congress.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC trip maker app.

You can fly from Norfolk to Washington DC in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Norfolk in January, plan for little chillier days in Washington DC, with highs around 7°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -1°C. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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