20 days in Black Mountain, Maryland & Washington DC Itinerary

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Fly to Asheville Regional Airport, Drive to Black Mountain
Black Mountain
— 5 nights
Drive to Asheville Regional Airport, Fly to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Drive to Ocean City
Ocean City
— 2 nights
Washington DC
— 5 nights
— 1 night
— 5 nights
Train to Newark Liberty International Airport, Fly to Singapore


Black Mountain — 5 nights

Black Mountain is a town in Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Black Mountain: Linville (Flat Rock Trail, Rough Ridge Lookout, &more), Lake Lure (Bald Mountain Golf Course & Zipline) and Bechtler Mint Site Historic Park (in Rutherfordton). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Grandfather Mountain State Park, take in the awesome beauty at Blue Ridge Mountains, admire the sheer force of Roaring Fork Falls, and stop by Seven Sisters Gallery.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Black Mountain trip maker website.

Singapore, Singapore to Black Mountain is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -13 hour difference. When traveling from Singapore in May, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Black Mountain: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ocean City.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Side Trips

Ocean City — 2 nights

The White Marlin Capital of the World

One of the country's favorite vacation resorts, Ocean City draws nearly 8 million visitors annually with its oceanfront boardwalk, clean beaches, and amusement parks.
On the 17th (Wed), stroll around Northside Park, kick back and relax at Ocean City Beach, and then take in the waterfront at Ocean City Boardwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): tee off at Eagle's Landing Golf Course, get a dose of the wild on Ayers Creek Adventures, then stop by A Little Bit Sheepish, and finally tee off at Rum Pointe Seaside Golf Links.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, read Ocean City day trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Black Mountain to Ocean City. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Black Mountain in May: highs in Ocean City hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Washington DC.
Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Beaches
Side Trip

Washington DC — 5 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: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park, and ponder the world of politics at White House.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC route builder site.

You can drive from Ocean City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ocean City in May, expect nights in Washington DC to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Cumberland.
Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Cumberland — 1 night

Cumberland, officially the City of Cumberland, is a western gateway city and seat of Allegany County, Maryland, United States and the primary city of the Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at New Germany State Park, explore the landscape on two wheels at Great Allegheny Passage, and then steep yourself in history at Paw Paw Tunnel.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cumberland trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Washington DC to Cumberland in 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Cumberland when traveling from Washington DC in May, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Baltimore.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Side Trip

Baltimore — 5 nights

City of Firsts

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: Gettysburg (Devils Den, Gettysburg National Military Park, &more) and Annapolis (Family Fishing Adventures & U.S. Naval Academy). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, don't miss a visit to National Katyn Memorial, observe the fascinating underwater world at National Aquarium, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Alphonsus Church.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Baltimore journey builder site.

You can drive from Cumberland to Baltimore in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Cumberland in May since evenings lows in Baltimore dip to 17°C. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors
Side Trips

Maryland travel guide

Casinos · Specialty Museums · Aquariums
The Old Line State
Perhaps best known as the birthplace of religious and political freedom in the United States, Maryland retains the spirit of colonial America, with stately 18th-century villages and historical landmarks. Although it's one of the nation's smallest states, there is no shortage of things to do here and you may find your itinerary fills up quickly. Make time in your vacation to tour Maryland's diverse landscape, which includes mountain peaks, picturesque Atlantic coastline, and the bustling city of Baltimore. Military buffs will enjoy touring the state's four Civil War Trails, where you can follow the footsteps of U.S. soldiers, or visiting the port city of Annapolis, home to the United States Naval Academy.