19 days in Capital Region USA Itinerary

19 days in Capital Region USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Capital Region USA trip planner
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Williamsburg
— 2 nights
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Shenandoah National Park
— 2 nights
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Baltimore
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 6 nights
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Chincoteague Island
— 2 nights
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Virginia Beach
— 3 nights
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Williamsburg — 2 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Williamsburg: St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum (in Smithfield) and The Mariners' Museum & Park (in Newport News). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg, step aboard Jamestown Settlement, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and browse the exhibits of Historic Jamestowne.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg vacation planning tool.

Miami to Williamsburg is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Miami in May; daily highs in Williamsburg reach 79°F and lows reach 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Shenandoah National Park.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
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Shenandoah National Park — 2 nights

Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Hawksbill Mountain, then trek along Old Rag Mountain Hike, and then look for gifts at SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of James Madison Museum and then indulge your senses at Central Virginia Wine Tours & Transportation.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Shenandoah National Park trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Williamsburg to Shenandoah National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. In May in Shenandoah National Park, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Baltimore.
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Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
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Baltimore — 3 nights

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Change things up with these side-trips from Baltimore: Hopkins Original Art (in St. Michaels), U.S. Naval Academy (in Annapolis) and Emmitsburg (National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton & National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes). There's lots more to do: try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sagamore Spirit Distillery, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National Aquarium.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Baltimore holiday builder tool.

You can drive from Shenandoah National Park to Baltimore in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. In June in Baltimore, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Washington DC.
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Washington DC — 6 nights

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 sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, and get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC travel route builder app.

You can drive from Baltimore to Washington DC in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Chincoteague Island.
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Chincoteague Island — 2 nights

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 11th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bike Depot, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then don't miss a visit to Chincoteague Cultural Alliance. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Chincoteague Island travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Washington DC to Chincoteague Island in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Chincoteague Island can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Virginia Beach.
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Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Virginia Beach — 3 nights

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.
Virginia Beach is known for sightseeing, beaches, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk, sample the fine beverages at Tarnished Truth Distilling Co., take in nature's colorful creations at Norfolk Botanical Garden, and examine the collection at Nauticus.

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Traveling by car from Chincoteague Island to Virginia Beach takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In June in Virginia Beach, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can fly back home.
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