11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Thurmont
1
Thurmont
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Winchester
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Natural Bridge
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Parsons
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Thurmont

2
nights
Thurmont

Thurmont ©
Thurmont is a town in Frederick County, Maryland, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Catoctin Mountain Orchard as well as Catoctin Wildlife Preserve. Bring the kids along to The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring and Cunningham Falls State Park. There's lots more to do: witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, trot along with a tour on horseback, and get your game on at Victorian Photography Studio.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Thurmont trip itinerary builder site .

In September in Thurmont, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thurmont

Parks Theme Parks Tours

Side Trips

Gettysburg, The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring ©
Cunningham Falls State Park ©
Cunningham Falls State Park

3
nights
Winchester

Winchester ©
Winchester is an independent city located in the northwestern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia. You've now added Rocking S Ranch to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters, get a taste of life in the country at Rocking S Ranch, browse the collection at Handley Regional Library, then examine the collection at Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum, and finally stop by Marker-Miller Orchards. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Patsy Cline Historic House, then get curious at Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Kernstown Battlefield and Pritchard House.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Winchester visit planning app .

Traveling by car from Thurmont to Winchester takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from Thurmont, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Winchester, ranging from highs of 78°F to lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Natural Bridge.

Things to do in Winchester

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Shenandoah Caverns
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Rocking S Ranch ©
Rocking S Ranch
Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum ©
Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley ©
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley

3
nights
Natural Bridge

Natural Bridge ©
Natural Bridge is an unincorporated community in Rockbridge County, Virginia, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Virginia Safari Park. Family-friendly places like Massanutten Indoor WaterPark and Dinosaur Kingdom II will thrill your kids. Step out of Natural Bridge with an excursion to National D-Day Memorial in Bedford--about 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge State Park, don't miss a visit to Foamhenge, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Natural Bridge Zoo, and sample the tasty concoctions at Great Valley Farm Brewery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Natural Bridge trip itinerary site .

Drive from Winchester to Natural Bridge in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Winchester in September, you will find days in Natural Bridge are slightly colder (68°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Parsons.

Things to do in Natural Bridge

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Massanutten Indoor WaterPark, Virginia Military Institute, National D-Day Memorial
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Virginia Safari Park ©
Virginia Safari Park
Massanutten Indoor WaterPark ©
Massanutten Indoor WaterPark
Natural Bridge Zoo ©
Natural Bridge Zoo

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nights
Parsons

Parsons ©
Parsons is a city in and the county seat of Tucker County, West Virginia, United States. You've now added Blackwater Outdoor Adventures to your itinerary. On the 15th (Sun), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Hovatter's Wildlife Zoo and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Grafton National Cemetery.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Parsons trip tool .

You can drive from Natural Bridge to Parsons in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Natural Bridge in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Parsons, with highs around 77°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Parsons

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Grafton National Cemetery, Hovatter's Wildlife Zoo, Smoke Hole Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Blackwater Outdoor Adventures ©
Blackwater Outdoor Adventures
Hovatter's Wildlife Zoo ©
Hovatter's Wildlife Zoo
Grafton National Cemetery ©
Grafton National Cemetery