4 days in Northern Virginia Itinerary

4 days in Northern Virginia Itinerary

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4 days in Northern Virginia Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
train + subway:  2​h 30​min
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Arlington
— 3 nights
subway + train:  2​h 30​min
End: Philadelphia

3
nights
Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Get out of town with these interesting Arlington side-trips: George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon), National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle) and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly). And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, stroll around Waterfront Park, grab your bike and head to Mount Vernon Trail, and make a trip to John F. Kennedy Grave Site.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Arlington itinerary maker website .

Philadelphia to Arlington is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of train and subway. You can also drive; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Arlington are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Alexandria, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, National Museum of the Marine Corps, Little Library, George Washington's Mount Vernon
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center