17 days in Northern Virginia Itinerary

17 days in Northern Virginia Itinerary

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17 days in Northern Virginia Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
1
Sperryville
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Alexandria
— 8 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Portland

7
nights
Sperryville

Sperryville ©
Sperryville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Rappahannock County, Virginia, USA. Explore Sperryville's surroundings by going to Markham (Hartland Family Orchard & Stribling Orchard), Rappahannock Cellars (in Huntly) and Warrenton (The Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail, Mediterranean Cellars, & more). There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at Copper Fox Distillery, stroll around Historic Morven Park, witness the site of a historic battle at Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center, and get lost in a book at Thomas Balch Library.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Sperryville online road trip planner .

Portland to Sperryville is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Portland to Sperryville due to the time zone difference. In August in Sperryville, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Alexandria.

Things to do in Sperryville

Wineries Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Culpeper, Leesburg, Middleburg, Warrenton, Markham
Highlights from your plan
Granite Heights Winery ©
Granite Heights Winery
Copper Fox Distillery ©
Copper Fox Distillery

8
nights
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alexandria: Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts (in Vienna), Morven Park (in Leesburg) and Great Falls Park (in McLean). And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Vernon Trail, take in the waterfront at Old Town Waterfront, and brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Marine Corps.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Alexandria trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Sperryville to Alexandria takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Sperryville in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Alexandria, with lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Arlington, Mount Vernon, Great Falls Park, Catoctin Creek Distillery, iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Loudoun
Highlights from your plan
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Old Town ©
Old Town