18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Gettysburg
— 5 nights
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Sharpsburg
— 3 nights
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Manassas
— 3 nights
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Richmond
— 5 nights
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Lansing
— 1 night

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Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Gettysburg Museum of History, Gibson's Photographic Gallery, Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station, and other attractions you added. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Shriver House Museum and Evergreen Cemetery. Gettysburg National Military Park and Abraham Lincoln Statue will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Little Round Top, witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, shop like a local with Artworks, and get to know the fascinating history of East Cavalry Battlefield.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Gettysburg trip itinerary planning website.

Lake Geneva to Gettysburg is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Lake Geneva to Gettysburg is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Lake Geneva in October: high temperatures in Gettysburg hover around 67°F and lows are around 48°F. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Sharpsburg.

Things to do in Gettysburg

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Little Round Top
4.9
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Evergreen Cemetery
4.9

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Sharpsburg

Sharpsburg ©
Sharpsburg is a town in Washington County, Maryland, United States, located approximately 13mi south of Hagerstown. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Antietam National Battlefield and Antietam National Cemetery. Visit Tolson's Chapel and Elmwood Cemetery for their historical value. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Burnside's Bridge, look for gifts at Four Seasons Books, and experience rural life at Frog Eye Farm.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sharpsburg trip maker.

Drive from Gettysburg to Sharpsburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in October, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Manassas.

Things to do in Sharpsburg

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Shopping

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Burnside's Bridge
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Tolson's Chapel
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Manassas

Manassas ©
Manassas is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Visit Manassas National Battlefield Park and Gari Melchers Home and Studio for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mary Washington House and Cox Farms. Step out of Manassas with an excursion to St George's Episcopal Church in Fredericksburg--about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Burke Lake Park, don't miss a visit to Manassas Train Station, examine the collection at The Manassas Museum, and contemplate the long history of Ben Lomond Historic Site.

Discover how to plan a Manassas trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Sharpsburg to Manassas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daytime highs in Manassas are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Richmond.

Things to do in Manassas

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Richmond

Richmond ©

The River City

The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hollywood Cemetery and Virginia Capitol Building. Bring the kids along to St. John's Episcopal Church and Bassett Hall. Change things up with these side-trips from Richmond: Petersburg National Battlefield Park (in Petersburg) and Williamsburg (The Peanut Shop of Williamsburg, George Wythe House, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Blandford Church and Cemetery, brush up on your military savvy at American Civil War Museum- Historic Tredegar, explore the landscape on two wheels at Virginia Capital Trail, and contemplate the long history of J. E. B Stuart Yellow Tavern Memorial.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Richmond trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Manassas to Richmond takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October in Richmond, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lansing.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

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Lansing

Lansing ©
Lansing is an unincorporated community in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. On the 18th (Sun), get a dose of the wild on TreeTops Canopy Tour, then don't miss a visit to Fayette Station Road, and then test your team's savvy at Escape-A-Torium.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lansing trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Richmond to Lansing takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Richmond in October: high temperatures in Lansing hover around 65°F and lows are around 46°F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Lansing

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Room Escape Game
Escape-A-Torium
4.9

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