17 days in Capital Region USA Itinerary

17 days in Capital Region USA Itinerary

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17 days in Capital Region USA Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + bus:  29​h
1
Ocean City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Williamsburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Luray
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Washington DC
— 6 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Ocean City

Ocean City ©
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.
On the 4th (Sun), take a leisurely stroll along Ocean City Boardwalk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean City Beach, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at Assateague State Park, then race across the water with a speed boat tour, and then stroll around Northside Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ocean City day trip planner .

Bengaluru, India to Ocean City is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Ocean City is minus 10 hours. In August, daytime highs in Ocean City are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Ocean City

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Assateague State Park
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Ocean City Beach ©
Ocean City Beach
Ocean City Boardwalk ©
Ocean City Boardwalk
Northside Park ©
Northside Park

2
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.
On the 6th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Chrysler Museum of Art, appreciate the history behind Naval Aviation Monument, then kick back and relax at Virginia Beach, and finally take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your military savvy at Military Aviation Museum, kick back and relax at Sandbridge Beach, and then pause for some photo ops at Navy Seal Monument.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Virginia Beach trip planner .

You can drive from Ocean City to Virginia Beach in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In August, daytime highs in Virginia Beach are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Chrysler Museum of Art
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Military Aviation Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum

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.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 9th (Fri) at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg, take a tour of Jamestown Settlement, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, and admire the masterpieces at Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Williamsburg trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Luray.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne

2
nights
Luray

Luray ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Bearfence Mountain, then hike along Stony Man Mountain Hike, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Copper Fox Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): explore the activities along Skyline Drive, take in breathtaking views at Luray Caverns, and then sample the fine beverages at River Hill Wine & Spirits.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Luray vacation builder tool .

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Luray takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Williamsburg in August, things will get a bit cooler in Luray: highs are around 33°C and lows about 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Washington DC.

Things to do in Luray

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Shenandoah National Park, Copper Fox Distillery
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Stony Man Mountain Overlook ©
Stony Man Mountain Overlook
Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

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, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip planner .

You can drive from Luray to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Luray in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Washington DC, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Arlington
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art