38 days in Capital Region USA Itinerary

38 days in Capital Region USA Itinerary

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38 days in Capital Region USA Itinerary

Start: Tampere
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Harrisonburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Floyd
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Abingdon
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Williamsburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Chincoteague Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Ocean City
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
St. Michaels
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Washington DC
— 6 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Tampere

3
nights
Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg ©
Harrisonburg is an independent city in the Shenandoah Valley region of the U.S. Visiting Old Rag Mountain Hike and Stony Man Mountain Hike will get you outdoors. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Saunders Brothers and Shenandoah Valley Artworks. Venture out of the city with trips to Shenandoah National Park (Bearfence Mountain & Skyline Drive) and Luray Caverns (in Luray). It doesn't end there: browse the fresh offerings at Harrisonburg Farmers Market and browse the different shops at The Shops at Dayton Farmers Market.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Harrisonburg journey site .

Tampere, Finland to Harrisonburg is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Tampere in May, expect Harrisonburg to be somewhat warmer, temps between 27°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Floyd.

Things to do in Harrisonburg

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Shenandoah National Park, Luray, Shenandoah Valley Artworks, Saunders Brothers, The Shops at Dayton Farmers Market
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Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike
Stony Man Mountain Hike ©
Stony Man Mountain Hike
Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns

5
nights
Floyd

Floyd ©
Floyd is a town in Floyd County, Virginia, United States. Head to Southwest Virginia Farmers Market and Finders Keepersfor plenty of shopping. Step out of the city life by going to Cascade Falls and Wilderness Adventure At Eagle Landing. Get out of town with these interesting Floyd side-trips: George Washington & Jefferson National Forests (in Millboro), Roanoke (The Little Gallery & Valley View Mall) and National D-Day Memorial (in Bedford). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Floyd Country Store, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve, tee off at Primland Resort Golf Course, and view the masterpieces at Troika Contemporary Crafts.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Floyd journey planner .

You can drive from Harrisonburg to Floyd in 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Floyd can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Abingdon.

Things to do in Floyd

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Roanoke, National D-Day Memorial, George Washington & Jefferson National Forests, Cascade Falls, Southwest Virginia Farmers Market
Highlights from your plan
Cascade Falls ©
Cascade Falls
Wilderness Adventure At Eagle Landing ©

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nights
Abingdon

Abingdon ©
Abingdon is a town in Washington County, Virginia, United States, southwest of Roanoke. Take a break from the city and head to Virginia Creeper Trail and Appalachian Trail. Head to Abingdon Olive Oil Company and Abingdon Farmers Marketfor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Abingdon side-trips: Grayson Highlands State Park (in Mouth of Wilson) and The Channels Natural Area Preserve (in Lebanon). Next up on the itinerary: browse for treasures at Zephyr Antiques, explore by horseback at Virginia Creeper Trail Club, see the interesting displays at Birthplace of Country Music Museum, and explore the world behind art at William King Museum of Art.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Abingdon trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Floyd to Abingdon by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Abingdon

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Bristol, Appalachian Trail, The Channels Natural Area Preserve, Virginia Creeper Trail, Grayson Highlands State Park
Highlights from your plan
Grayson Highlands State Park ©
Grayson Highlands State Park
Virginia Creeper Trail Club ©
Virginia Creeper Trail Club
Abingdon Olive Oil Company ©
Abingdon Olive Oil Company

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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.
Head to The Peanut Patch and South of the James Farmer's Marketfor some retail therapy. Step out of the city life by going to Colonial National Historic Park and The Noland Trail. Explore Williamsburg's surroundings by going to Richmond (Shockoe Bottom Clay, Carytown, & more) and Smithfield (Smithfield Farmers Market & St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, revel in the low prices at Williamsburg Premium Outlets, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Freedom Park.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Williamsburg attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Abingdon to Williamsburg takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June, daily temperatures in Williamsburg can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Richmond, Smithfield, The Noland Trail, The Peanut Patch
Highlights from your plan
Smithfield Farmers Market ©
Smithfield Farmers Market
Colonial National Historic Park ©
Colonial National Historic Park
The Noland Trail ©
The Noland Trail

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Chincoteague Island

Chincoteague Island ©
Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
Escape the urban bustle at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge and Fishing Charters & Tours. Do your shopping at Pony Tails and Tryfan Gallery. There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Chincoteague, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Depot.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Chincoteague Island trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Williamsburg to Chincoteague Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Williamsburg in June, plan for slightly colder days in Chincoteague Island, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ocean City.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge ©
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
nights
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.
Head to Bishop's Stock Fine Art, Craft & Wine and Flashback Old Time Photosfor plenty of shopping. Get outdoors at Ocean City Beach and Assateague State Park. There's much more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Art League of Ocean City, stroll around Northside Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, and take in the waterfront at Ocean City Boardwalk.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ocean City online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Chincoteague Island to Ocean City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. June in Ocean City sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to St. Michaels.

Things to do in Ocean City

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Assateague State Park, Bishop's Stock Fine Art, Craft & Wine
Highlights from your plan
Ocean City Beach ©
Ocean City Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Assateague State Park ©
Assateague State Park

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St. Michaels

St. Michaels ©
Visiting Phillips Wharf Environmental Center and Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge will get you outdoors. For shopping fun, head to Book Plate or Diehl's Produce Market. Explore St. Michaels' surroundings by going to Maryland Federation of Art (in Annapolis), Schooner Sultana (in Chestertown) and Bruce Snake Gabrielson's Surf Art Gallery and Museum (in Chesapeake Beach).

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our St. Michaels trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ocean City to St. Michaels takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in St. Michaels can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in St. Michaels

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Chestertown, Bruce Snake Gabrielson's Surf Art Gallery and Museum, Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge, North End Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art
Highlights from your plan
Phillips Wharf Environmental Center ©
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge ©
Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge ©

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Eastern Market or Silver Spring Civic Center. Get outdoors at Tidal Basin and Mount Vernon Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Honeygo Wine and Spirits (in Perry Hall), Glenview Mansion (in Rockville) and Baltimore (Power Plant & Fell's Point). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Washington DC trip maker site .

Traveling by car from St. Michaels to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In June in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Baltimore, Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery, Honeygo Wine and Spirits, RIO Washingtonian Center, Glenview Mansion
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Mount Vernon Trail ©
Mount Vernon Trail
Honeygo Wine and Spirits ©
Honeygo Wine and Spirits