37 days in Northern Virginia Itinerary

37 days in Northern Virginia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northern Virginia route planner

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Fly to Washington Dulles International Airport, Drive to Culpeper
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Culpeper
— 10 nights
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Alexandria
— 15 nights
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Purcellville
— 10 nights
Drive to Washington Dulles International Airport, Fly to Entebbe International Airport

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Culpeper

— 10 nights
Culpeper is the only incorporated town in Culpeper County, Virginia, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Culpeper side-trips: Sperryville (Pen Druid Brewing, Copper Fox Distillery, &more), Washington (Little Washington Winery, Gadino Cellars, &more) and Spotsylvania (Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center, Mattaponi Winery, &more). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Old House Vineyards, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Belmont Farms Distillery, sample the tasty concoctions at Beer Hound Brewery, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of Culpeper History.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Culpeper trip planner.

Entebbe, Uganda to Culpeper is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from East Africa Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour 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 · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Alexandria

— 15 nights
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). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, learn about all things military at National Museum of the Marine Corps, take in the exciting artwork at Torpedo Factory Art Center, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Basilica of Saint Mary.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Alexandria travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Culpeper to Alexandria takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Alexandria when traveling from Culpeper in December, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Purcellville.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Purcellville

— 10 nights
Purcellville is a town in Loudoun County, Virginia, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Purcellville: Broad Run (Bull Run Mountains Natural Area Preserve & Pearmund Cellars), Delaplane (Aspen Dale Winery at the Barn, RdV Vineyards, &more) and Pev's Paintball & Airsoft Park (in Aldie). The adventure continues: sample the fine beverages at Catoctin Creek Distillery, look for all kinds of wild species at Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship, shop like a local with Gallery On Madison, and look for gifts at The Aldie Peddler.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Purcellville planner.

Traveling by car from Alexandria to Purcellville takes 1.5 hours. In January in Purcellville, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Purcellville

Wineries · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips