32 days in Capital Region USA Itinerary

32 days in Capital Region USA Itinerary

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32 days in Capital Region USA Itinerary

Start: Jaipur
Fly + Drive:  20​h 45​min
1
Winchester
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Luray
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Charlottesville
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Virginia Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Williamsburg
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Fredericksburg
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
7
Washington DC
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + subway + train:  20​h 30​min
End: Jaipur

4
nights
Winchester

Winchester ©
Winchester is an independent city located in the northwestern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Winchester: Just Lookin (in Hagerstown), Cumberland (Charis Winery & Great Allegheny Passage) and Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg). Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of life in the country at Rocking S Ranch, make a trip to Patsy Cline Historic House, take an in-depth tour of Virginia Museum of Veiled History, and hike along Raven Rocks.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Winchester road trip planning website .

Jaipur, India to Winchester is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -10 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Jaipur in October, with highs in Winchester at 22°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Luray.

Things to do in Winchester

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Cumberland, Antietam National Battlefield, Cascade Falls, The Washington & Old Dominion Trail, Raven Rocks
Highlights from your plan
Rocking S Ranch ©
Rocking S Ranch
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
Cascade Falls ©
Cascade Falls

4
nights
Luray

Luray ©
Nestled in the heart of the valley formed by the Shenandoah River, Luray draws visitors with a vast underground cavern system adorned with stalactites, stalagmites, and mirrored pools.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Luray: Buzzard Rock North (in Front Royal) and Shenandoah National Park (Appalachian Trail, Skyline Drive, & more). The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Luray Caverns, hike along Stony Man Mountain Overlook, stroll through Whiteoak Canyon Falls, and identify plant and animal life at Elkwallow Picnic Area.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Luray day trip site .

Drive from Winchester to Luray in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Luray

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Shenandoah National Park, Whiteoak Canyon Falls, Copper Fox Distillery, Buzzard Rock North
Highlights from your plan
Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns
Stony Man Mountain Overlook ©
Stony Man Mountain Overlook
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

4
nights
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.
Explore Charlottesville's surroundings by going to National D-Day Memorial (in Bedford), Virginia Military Institute (in Lexington) and Old Rag Mountain Hike (in Shenandoah National Park). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Monticello, make a trip to Les Yeux du Monde, relax in the rural setting at Carter Mountain Orchard, and look for all kinds of wild species at The Quarry Gardens.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Charlottesville online route planner .

You can drive from Luray to Charlottesville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

National D-Day Memorial, Canal Basin Square, Open Gate Farm, The Quarry Gardens, Old Rag Mountain Hike
Highlights from your plan
National D-Day Memorial ©
National D-Day Memorial
Monticello ©
Monticello
Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike

4
nights
Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Take a break from Virginia Beach with a short trip to Weyanoke Bird and Wildflower Sanctuary in Norfolk, about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk, learn about all things military at Military Aviation Museum, kick back and relax at Virginia Beach, and head outdoors with Matador Sport Fishing Charters.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Virginia Beach sightseeing planner .

Drive from Charlottesville to Virginia Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Charlottesville in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in Virginia Beach. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Norfolk
Highlights from your plan
Tarnished Truth Distilling Company ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Military Aviation Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum

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nights
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Williamsburg: Newport News (The Noland Trail, USS Monitor Center, & more), Smithfield (St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum & Windsor Castle Park) and Richmond (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts & African Burial Ground). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg, take a tour of Jamestown Settlement, witness the site of a historic battle at Nelson House, and get engrossed in the history at Historic Jamestowne.

To find out how to plan a trip to Williamsburg, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Newport News, Richmond, Smithfield, Nelson House
Highlights from your plan
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg

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Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
Fredericksburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the Eastern United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fredericksburg: Smallwood Sate Park (in Marbury), Oak Crest Vineyard and Winery (in King George) and Cavalier Sporting Clays (in Montpelier). There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Marine Corps, stroll around Monroe Park, take in the waterfront activity at Bayside Marina, and join the crowd at Dominion Speedway.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Fredericksburg online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Fredericksburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Williamsburg in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Fredericksburg, with lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bayside Marina, National Museum of the Marine Corps, Cavalier Sporting Clays, Dominion Speedway, Monroe Park
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
Smallwood Sate Park ©
Smallwood Sate Park
Quantico National Cemetery ©
Quantico National Cemetery

5
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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.
Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Baltimore to see Horseshoe Casino about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Fredericksburg to Washington DC by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Fredericksburg in November, Washington DC is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Waverly Street Gallery, Horseshoe Casino
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art