2 days in Virginia Itinerary

2 days in Virginia Itinerary

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2 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Ellicott City
Drive:  3​h
1
Charlottesville
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Arlington
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
End: Ellicott City

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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 19th (Sat), relax in the rural setting at Carter Mountain Orchard, then do a tasting at Trump Winery, and then take in the exciting artwork at C'ville Arts: A Cooperative Gallery.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Charlottesville online journey planner .

Ellicott City to Charlottesville is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Arlington.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Wineries Museums Shopping
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C'ville Arts: A Cooperative Gallery ©
Carter Mountain Orchard ©
Carter Mountain Orchard

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Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): wander the streets of Old Town, don't miss a visit to John F. Kennedy Grave Site, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Arlington trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Charlottesville to Arlington takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Arlington are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

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Old Town
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Old Town ©
Old Town
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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