14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
1
Washington DC
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Harpers Ferry
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Elkton
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Wilmington
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Asheville
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Raleigh

4
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Get some historical perspective at Washington National Cathedral and National Mall. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Baltimore (Fell's Point & Power Plant). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, examine the collection at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and hunt for treasures at Eastern Market.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Washington DC online driving holiday planner .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Baltimore, Arlington
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral

2
nights
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and then stop by True Treats Historic Candy. On your second day here, take in the history at Antietam National Battlefield.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Harpers Ferry online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Harpers Ferry takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and train. Traveling from Washington DC in August, Harpers Ferry is slightly colder at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Elkton.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Antietam National Battlefield
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Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
True Treats Historic Candy ©
True Treats Historic Candy

1
night
Elkton

Elkton ©
Elkton is an incorporated town in Rockingham County, Virginia, United States. On the 23rd (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bearfence Mountain, stroll the grounds of Dean Cemetery, then do a tasting at Stone Mountain Vineyards, and finally look for gifts at SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Elkton sightseeing planning app .

You can drive from Harpers Ferry to Elkton in 2 hours. In August in Elkton, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Elkton

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Shenandoah National Park, Stone Mountain Vineyards
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Bearfence Mountain ©
Bearfence Mountain
Stone Mountain Vineyards ©
Stone Mountain Vineyards
SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts ©
SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts

2
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.
On the 24th (Fri), stop by The Spice & Tea Exchange, stop by Yankee Candle Company, then steep yourself in history at Historic Jamestowne, then steep yourself in history at Jamestown Settlement, and finally look for gifts at Williamsburg Pottery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Governor's Palace, get engrossed in the history at Colonial Williamsburg, then pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, and finally look for gifts at Wythe Candy and Gourmet Shop.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Williamsburg trip maker website .

Drive from Elkton to Williamsburg in 3 hours. Traveling from Elkton in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Williamsburg: highs are around 37°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Wilmington.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne

1
night
Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
On the 26th (Sun), stop by The Black Cat Shoppe, browse the range of quality goods at Mayfaire, then do a tasting at Noni Bacca Winery, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Battle House. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Fort Fisher State Recreation Area and then kick back and relax at Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Wilmington trip itinerary planning app .

Drive from Williamsburg to Wilmington in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In August in Wilmington, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Wilmington

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Fort Fisher State Recreation Area, Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex
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Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex ©
Fort Fisher State Recreation Area ©
Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
Noni Bacca Winery ©
Noni Bacca Winery

1
night
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then view the masterpieces at Philip DeAngelo Studio, and then learn about winemaking at Biltmore Estate. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Vance Birthplace, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Saint Lawrence, then see the interesting displays at Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, and finally trek along Devil's Courthouse.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Asheville trip itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Wilmington to Asheville in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Wilmington in August, with highs in Asheville at 32°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, Devil's Courthouse, Vance Birthplace
Highlights from your plan
Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Basilica of Saint Lawrence ©
Basilica of Saint Lawrence

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