11 days in Frederick & Ashburn Itinerary

11 days in Frederick & Ashburn Itinerary

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Frederick
— 6 nights
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Ashburn
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Frederick — 6 nights

Frederick is a city and the county seat of Frederick County in the U.S. state of Maryland. Explore Frederick's surroundings by going to Gettysburg (Little Round Top, Devils Den, &more), Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (in Harpers Ferry) and Strites Orchard (in Harrisburg). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Downtown Frederick, sample the fine beverages at McClintock Distilling, see the interesting displays at Roads and Rails Museum, and don't miss a visit to Community Bridge Mural.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Frederick holiday builder.

Washington DC to Frederick is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Washington DC in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Frederick, with lows of 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ashburn.
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Ashburn — 4 nights

Ashburn is a census-designated place (CDP) in Loudoun County, Virginia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ashburn: Long Branch Plantation (in Millwood), Aspen Dale Winery at the Barn (in Delaplane) and Sunset Hills Vineyard (in Purcellville). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, sample the fine beverages at Catoctin Creek Distillery, walk around Bles Park, and take in the pleasant sights at Oatlands Historic House & Garden.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ashburn trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Frederick to Ashburn takes an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Ashburn can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive back home.
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