11 days in Northern Virginia Itinerary

11 days in Northern Virginia Itinerary

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

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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 fly; or 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.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
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. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Catoctin Creek Distillery, look for gifts at The Aldie Peddler, tour the pleasant surroundings at Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship, and examine the collection at National Sporting Library & Museum.

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You can drive from Alexandria to Purcellville in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Alexandria in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Purcellville, with lows around 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Washington.
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 next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at Little Washington Spa, then pick up some new knowledge with Little Washington Winery and Brewery, and then learn about winemaking at Old House Vineyards.

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You can drive from Purcellville to Washington in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Washington are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Classes · Tours
Side Trips