15 days in Maryland & Washington DC Itinerary

15 days in Maryland & Washington DC Itinerary

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15 days in Maryland & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Phuket Town, Phuket
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  28​h
1
Baltimore
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
2
Frederick
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Washington DC
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  27​h
End: Phuket Town, Phuket

3
nights
Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Get out of town with these interesting Baltimore side-trips: Diehl's Produce Market (in Severna Park) and U.S. Naval Academy (in Annapolis). There's lots more to do: try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Alphonsus Church, observe the fascinating underwater world at National Aquarium, and admire the masterpieces at The Walters Art Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Baltimore trip planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Baltimore is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 12 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in December; daily highs in Baltimore reach 11°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Frederick.

Things to do in Baltimore

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

U.S. Naval Academy, Diehl's Produce Market, Baltimore National Cemetery
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Sagamore Spirit Distillery ©
Sagamore Spirit Distillery
Horseshoe Casino ©
Horseshoe Casino
Urban Axes Baltimore ©
Urban Axes Baltimore

3
nights
Frederick

Frederick ©
Frederick is a city and the county seat of Frederick County in the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Frederick: Rocking S Ranch (in Winchester), Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, Little Round Top, & more) and Heavy Metal Playground (in Boonsboro). There's still lots to do: test your problem-solving skills at Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience, take in the views from Roddy Road Covered Bridge, and grab your bike and head to C&O Canal Trust Lockhouse 28.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Frederick trip planner .

Take a bus from Baltimore to Frederick in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Baltimore in December since evenings lows in Frederick dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Frederick

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Gettysburg, C&O Canal Trust Lockhouse 28, Rocking S Ranch, Roddy Road Covered Bridge, Heavy Metal Playground
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top

6
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, and ponder the world of politics at White House.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Washington DC tour planning site .

Traveling by car from Frederick to Washington DC takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Frederick in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 3°C in Washington DC. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Capitol Crescent
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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