21 days in Northern Virginia & Branson Itinerary

21 days in Northern Virginia & Branson Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner

Make it your trip
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Purcellville
— 3 nights
Drive
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Alexandria
— 6 nights
Fly
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Branson
— 11 nights
Drive to Fayetteville, Fly to Washington DC

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Purcellville

— 3 nights
Purcellville is a town in Loudoun County, Virginia, United States. Purcellville is known for wineries, breweries & distilleries, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the landscape on two wheels at The Washington & Old Dominion Trail, do a tasting at 8 Chains North, sample the fine beverages at Catoctin Creek Distillery, and look for gifts at Maggie Malick Wine Caves.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Purcellville travel website.

Washington DC to Purcellville is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Washington DC in July since evenings lows in Purcellville dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Alexandria.

Things to do in Purcellville

Wineries · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Alexandria

— 6 nights
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Venture out of the city with trips to Great Falls Park (in McLean), Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly) and Manassas National Battlefield Park (in Manassas). Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, take in the waterfront at Old Town Waterfront, admire the striking features of George Washington's Mount Vernon, and appreciate the history behind Pentagon Memorial.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Alexandria vacation planning site.

Traveling by car from Purcellville to Alexandria takes 1.5 hours. In July in Alexandria, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can fly to Branson.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Branson

— 11 nights

Live Entertainment Capital of the World

Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Sight & Sound Theatres has been added to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Branson side-trips: Bentonville (Bentonville Town Square, The Walmart Museum, &more), Eureka Springs (Christ of the Ozarks, Thorncrown Chapel, &more) and Dogwood Canyon Nature Park (in Lampe). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Titanic Museum, identify plant and animal life at The Butterfly Palace, don't miss a visit to Dancing Water Fountain, and buy something for everyone on your list at Branson Landing.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Branson trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Alexandria to Branson takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Alexandria to Branson is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Alexandria in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 66°F in Branson. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Branson

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips