15 days in Mid Atlantic Itinerary

15 days in Mid Atlantic Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mid Atlantic attractions planner

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Chincoteague Island
— 1 night
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Ocean City
— 3 nights
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Wildwood
— 3 nights
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Lake George
— 3 nights
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Watkins Glen
— 1 night
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Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
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Luray
— 1 night
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Chincoteague Island

— 1 night
Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

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Washington DC to Chincoteague Island is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Chincoteague Island are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ocean City.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Ocean City

— 3 nights

The White Marlin Capital of the World

One of the country's favorite vacation resorts, Ocean City draws nearly 8 million visitors annually with its oceanfront boardwalk, clean beaches, and amusement parks.
Step out of the city life by going to Fishing Charters & Tours and OC Fishing Pier. Change things up with these side-trips from Ocean City: Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk (in Rehoboth Beach), Cape Henlopen State Park (in Lewes) and Ocean City Boardwalk (in Ocean City). There's much more to do: shop like a local with Flashback Old Time Photos, take a leisurely stroll along Ocean City Boardwalk, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean City Beach.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ocean City online visit planner.

Getting from Chincoteague Island to Ocean City by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. August in Ocean City sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Wildwood.

Things to do in Ocean City

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Wildwood

— 3 nights
Wildwood is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Boat Tours & Water Sports and Wildwood Beach. On the 13th (Thu), spend a day by the water at Wildwood Boardwalk. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Morey's Piers and Beachfront Water Parks, visit a coastal fixture at Cape May Lighthouse, and kick back and relax at Cape May City Beaches.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Wildwood trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Ocean City to Wildwood takes 3 hours. August in Wildwood sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Lake George.

Things to do in Wildwood

Theme Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Lake George

— 3 nights

Queen of the American Lakes

A playground for America’s wealthy families, Lake George was nicknamed "Queen of the American Lakes." While these families often stayed in private country houses, a tourism industry built up around them in the early 20th century facilitated by two YMCAs.
Escape the urban bustle at Million Dollar Beach and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Sagamore Resort Golf Course and Horseback Riding Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lake George: Albany (New York State Museum & New York State Education Department). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Prospect Mountain, explore the activities along Lake George, try to win big at Saratoga Race Course, and cool off at Water Slide World.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lake George trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Wildwood to Lake George by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Wildwood in August since evenings lows in Lake George dip to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Lake George

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Watkins Glen

— 1 night
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): examine the collection at Corning Museum of Glass, admire the sheer force of Aunt Sarah's Falls, and then immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Watkins Glen trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Lake George to Watkins Glen in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Watkins Glen are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Niagara Falls

— 2 nights

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): tee off at Hyde Park Golf Course, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, then take a memorable tour with Maid of the Mist, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Canalside, then contemplate the long history of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Elmlawn Memorial Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Watkins Glen to Niagara Falls in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or take a bus. August in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 61°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Luray.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Golf

Side Trips

Luray

— 1 night

Cabin Capital of Virginia

Nestled in the heart of the valley formed by the Shenandoah River, Luray draws visitors with a vast underground cavern system adorned with stalactites, stalagmites, and mirrored pools.
On the 20th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Shenandoah Caverns - American Celebration on Parade, make a trip to The Yellow Barn at Shenandoah Caverns, then examine the collection at Luray Valley Museum & Shenandoah Heritage Village, then take in breathtaking views at Luray Caverns, and finally play a few rounds at Caverns Country Club.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Luray trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Niagara Falls to Luray in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Luray

Parks · Nature · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trip