15 days in Washington DC & Knoxville Itinerary

15 days in Washington DC & Knoxville Itinerary

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15 days in Washington DC & Knoxville Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
+4
train + tram + Fly + bus + subway:  13​h 15​min
1
Washington DC
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Knoxville
— 7 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

7
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.
Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Dragon Distillery, LLC (in Frederick), Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center & Gettysburg National Military Park) and Horseshoe Casino (in Baltimore). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC travel route site .

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Washington DC is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train, flight, bus, and subway. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in October: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 25°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Knoxville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, Gettysburg, Dragon Distillery, LLC, The Basilica of Saint Mary, Horseshoe Casino
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

7
nights
Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Explore Knoxville's surroundings by going to Pigeon Forge (The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, Titanic Museum Attraction, & more), Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Newfound Gap Road, Mount LeConte, & more) and Gatlinburg (Sugarlands Distilling Company, Zipline, & more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Market Square.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Knoxville holiday tool .

Fly from Washington DC to Knoxville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. October in Knoxville sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Knoxville

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg
Highlights from your plan
Market Square ©
Market Square
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Dollywood ©
Dollywood

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