4 days in United States Itinerary

4 days in United States Itinerary

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4 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Washington DC
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Arlington
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Lorton
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
4
Alexandria
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Toronto

1
night
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.
On the 6th (Wed), explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind Washington Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

To see photos and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC visit site .

Toronto, Canada to Washington DC is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in May: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Arlington.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Nature Parks
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
On the 8th (Fri), appreciate the history behind U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then make a trip to John F. Kennedy Grave Site, and finally stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Arlington trip planner.

Arlington is very close to Washington DC. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lorton.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial ©
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial

few
hours
Lorton

Lorton
Lorton is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. Planning Lorton trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Lorton is very close to Arlington. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 14°C. You will leave for Alexandria on the 8th (Fri).

Things to do in Lorton

Parks Historic Sites Museums

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night
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
On the 9th (Sat), admire the striking features of George Washington's Mount Vernon, walk around Waterfront Park, then take a leisurely stroll along Old Town Waterfront, and finally take a stroll through Old Town.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Alexandria tour itinerary planner .

Alexandria is just a short distance from Lorton. In May in Alexandria, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

George Washington's Mount Vernon
Highlights from your plan
George Washington's Mount Vernon ©
George Washington's Mount Vernon
Old Town ©
Old Town
Old Town Waterfront ©
Old Town Waterfront

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