2 days in Virginia Itinerary

2 days in Virginia Itinerary

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2 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Montpelier Station
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
2
Charlottesville
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

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Montpelier Station

Montpelier Station ©
Montpelier Station is an unincorporated community in Orange County, Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate the long history of James Madison's Montpelier.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Montpelier Station road trip app .

Washington DC to Montpelier Station is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Washington DC in September since evenings lows in Montpelier Station dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Montpelier Station

Historic Sites
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James Madison's Montpelier ©
James Madison's Montpelier

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Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
On the 30th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of University of Virginia, experience rural life at Carter Mountain Orchard, then steep yourself in history at James Monroe's Highland, and finally admire all the interesting features of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Charlottesville tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Montpelier Station to Charlottesville in an hour. September in Charlottesville sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Parks
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Carter Mountain Orchard ©
Carter Mountain Orchard
James Monroe's Highland ©
James Monroe's Highland
Monticello ©
Monticello

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