3 days in Shenandoah National Park & Maryland Itinerary

3 days in Shenandoah National Park & Maryland Itinerary

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3 days in Shenandoah National Park & Maryland Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  4​h
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Shenandoah National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Baltimore
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Ocean City
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: New York City

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Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
On the 24th (Fri), hike along Old Rag Mountain Hike.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Shenandoah National Park trip planner .

New York City to Shenandoah National Park is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in May: highs in Shenandoah National Park hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Baltimore.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike

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Baltimore

Baltimore ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): observe the fascinating underwater world at National Aquarium, try your luck at Horseshoe Casino, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fort McHenry National Monument.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Baltimore road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Shenandoah National Park to Baltimore takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, subway, and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ocean City.

Things to do in Baltimore

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Fort McHenry National Monument ©
Fort McHenry National Monument
Horseshoe Casino ©
Horseshoe Casino
National Aquarium ©
National Aquarium

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night
Ocean City

Ocean City ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean City Beach, and then take in the waterfront at Ocean City Boardwalk.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ocean City online attractions planner .

You can drive from Baltimore to Ocean City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Baltimore in May, you will find days in Ocean City are a bit cooler (69°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Ocean City

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Ocean City Beach ©
Ocean City Beach
Ocean City Boardwalk ©
Ocean City Boardwalk
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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