37 days in Northern Virginia Itinerary

37 days in Northern Virginia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northern Virginia route planner

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Route & dates

Start: Entebbe
Fly + Drive:  21 h 15 min
1
Culpeper
— 10 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Alexandria
— 15 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Purcellville
— 10 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h 45 min
End: Entebbe

10
nights
Culpeper

Culpeper ©
Culpeper is the only incorporated town in Culpeper County, Virginia, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Culpeper side-trips: Spotsylvania (Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center, Mattaponi Winery, &more), Sperryville (Pen Druid Brewing, Copper Fox Distillery, &more) and Washington (Little Washington Winery, Gadino Cellars, &more). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Old House Vineyards, sample the tasty concoctions at Far Gohn Brewing Company, browse the fresh offerings at Moving Meadows Farm, and see the interesting displays at The Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Culpeper road trip tool.

Entebbe, Uganda to Culpeper is an approximately 21.5- hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Entebbe to Culpeper due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Entebbe in December; daily highs in Culpeper reach 11°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Alexandria.

Things to do in Culpeper

Wineries Breweries & Distilleries Museums

Side Trips

Warrenton, Sperryville, Spotsylvania, Washington, Amissville
Highlights from your plan
Granite Heights Winery ©
Granite Heights Winery
Old House Vineyards ©
Old House Vineyards
Far Gohn Brewing Company ©
Far Gohn Brewing Company

15
nights
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Get out of town with these interesting Alexandria side-trips: Leesburg (Willowcroft Farm Vineyards & Zephaniah Farm Vineyard), Ashburn (iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Loudoun & Old Ox Brewery) and Manassas (Ben Lomond Historic Site & BadWolf Brewing Company). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, take in the waterfront at Old Town Waterfront, pause for some photo ops at George Washington Masonic National Memorial, and get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Alexandria online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Culpeper to Alexandria takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Culpeper in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 3°C in Alexandria. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Purcellville.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, Arlington, Mount Vernon, Stafford, Woodbridge
Highlights from your plan
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Old Town ©
Old Town

10
nights
Purcellville

Purcellville ©
Purcellville is a town in Loudoun County, Virginia, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Purcellville: Delaplane (Aspen Dale Winery at the Barn, RdV Vineyards, &more), Broad Run (Bull Run Mountains Natural Area Preserve & Pearmund Cellars) and Pev's Paintball Park (in Aldie). And it doesn't end there: sample the fine beverages at Catoctin Creek Distillery, identify plant and animal life at Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship, look for gifts at The Aldie Peddler, and sample the tasty concoctions at Dirt Farm Brewing.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Purcellville visit planning site.

Getting from Alexandria to Purcellville by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Purcellville are 6°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Purcellville

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Middleburg, Delaplane, Aldie, Bluemont, Broad Run
Highlights from your plan
RdV Vineyards ©
RdV Vineyards
Catoctin Creek Distillery ©
Catoctin Creek Distillery
Crushed Cellars Winery ©
Crushed Cellars Winery