12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Morristown
Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Charlottesville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Fredericksburg
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Williamsburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
End: Morristown


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2
nights
Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Saunders-Monticello Trail, then contemplate the long history of Michie Tavern ca. 1784, then steep yourself in history at Mulberry Row, and finally explore and take pictures at Monticello. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at James Madison's Montpelier, then contemplate the long history of Civil War Medical Museum, and then steep yourself in history at The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Charlottesville trip planner .

Morristown to Charlottesville is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly. In June, daytime highs in Charlottesville are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

James Madison's Montpelier, The Exchange Hotel Civil War Medical Museum
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Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
Fredericksburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the Eastern United States. On the 20th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Mary Washington House, get engrossed in the history at James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St George's Episcopal Church, and finally take an in-depth tour of Fredericksburg Area Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Fredericksburg tour planning tool .

You can drive from Charlottesville to Fredericksburg in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. June in Fredericksburg sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Historic Sites
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Mary Washington House ©
Mary Washington House
St George's Episcopal Church ©
St George's Episcopal Church

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): shop like a local with Williamsburg Art Gallery. On your second day here, explore the galleries of Colonial Williamsburg, then brush up on your military savvy at Virginia War Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Fredericksburg to Williamsburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Virginia War Museum
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Bruton Parish Episcopal Church ©
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): have fun at Grommet Island Park, explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Virginia, then see the interesting displays at Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Virginia Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then kick back and relax at Croatan Beach, and then have some family-friendly fun at Tribal Axe.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Virginia Beach day trip planning tool .

Getting from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in June, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Children's Museum of Virginia
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Children's Museum of Virginia ©
Children's Museum of Virginia
Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum ©
Parasailing & Paragliding

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nights
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Saint Anthony Chapel and Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village and Bayernhof Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pittsburgh: Fort Necessity National Battlefield (in Farmington), Fallingwater (in Mill Run) and Searight Toll House & Museum (in Uniontown). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Frick Art and Historical Center, get engrossed in the history at Fort Pitt Museum, learn about all things military at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal, and browse the collection at Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh trip builder .

In June, daily temperatures in Pittsburgh can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Searight Toll House & Museum, Fort Necessity National Battlefield, Fallingwater, Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall
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Carnegie Museum of Art ©
Carnegie Museum of Art
The Nationality Rooms ©
The Nationality Rooms

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