11 days in Northern Virginia Itinerary

11 days in Northern Virginia Itinerary

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Alexandria
— 5 nights
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Purcellville
— 3 nights
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Washington
— 2 nights
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Alexandria

— 5 nights
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Explore Alexandria's surroundings by going to Gari Melchers Home and Studio (in Falmouth), Potomac Point Winery (in Stafford) and National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Old Town, examine the collection at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, take a leisurely stroll along Old Town Waterfront, and take in the exciting artwork at Torpedo Factory Art Center.

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Pittsburgh to Alexandria is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, Alexandria is a bit warmer than Pittsburgh - with highs of 55°F and lows of 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Purcellville.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Purcellville

— 3 nights
Purcellville is a town in Loudoun County, Virginia, United States. Take a break from Purcellville with a short trip to Sky Meadows State Park in Delaplane, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: sample the fine beverages at Catoctin Creek Distillery, take in the exciting artwork at Gallery On Madison, stroll around Fireman's Field, and identify plant and animal life at Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship.

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You can drive from Alexandria to Purcellville in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Alexandria in April, plan for little chillier nights in Purcellville, with lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Washington.

Things to do in Purcellville

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Washington

— 2 nights
Washington is a town in and the county seat of Rappahannock County, Virginia, United States. On the 9th (Fri), do a tasting at Sharp Rock Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Mediterranean Cellars, then learn about winemaking at Narmada Winery, and finally sample the fine beverages at Copper Fox Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at Little Washington Spa, do a tasting at Little Washington Winery, and then do a tasting at Old House Vineyards.

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Traveling by car from Purcellville to Washington takes 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Washington are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington

Wineries · Spas · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips