41 days in United States Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 27 nights
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Stevensville, Kent Island
— 1 night
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St. Michaels
— 2 nights
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Ocean City
— 2 nights
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Elkton
— 1 night
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Baltimore
— 2 nights
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Cumberland
— 2 nights
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Hagerstown
— 3 nights

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Washington DC — 27 nights

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.
Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Lake Accotink Park (in Springfield), National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle) and Quantico National Cemetery (in Quantico). The adventure continues: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip builder app.

If you are flying in from Malawi, the closest major aiports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Joint Base Andrews. August in Washington DC sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Stevensville.
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Stevensville, Kent Island — 1 night

Stevensville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Queen Anne's County, Maryland, and is the county's most populous place among both CDPs and municipalities. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): see what you can catch with Lead Dog Charters, cast your line with a fishing tour, then hike along Terrapin Nature Park, and finally sample the fine beverages at Blackwater Distilling & Tavern.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Stevensville trip planning app.

Getting from Washington DC to Stevensville by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect nights in Stevensville to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to St. Michaels.
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St. Michaels — 2 nights

On the 30th (Tue), look for gifts at Take Me Home, then sample the fine beverages at Lyon Rum Distillery, then examine the collection at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, and finally get interesting insight from Tours. On your second day here, enjoy the sea views from 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse, then admire the masterpieces at Academy Art Museum, then enjoy the sea views from Choptank River Lighthouse, and finally identify plant and animal life at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the St. Michaels trip planning site.

You can drive from Stevensville to St. Michaels in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ocean City.
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Ocean City — 2 nights

The White Marlin Capital of the World

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rehoboth Beach Public Beach, and then take a leisurely stroll along Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk. Here are some ideas for day two: take a leisurely stroll along Ocean City Boardwalk, then stop by Candy Kitchen, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean City Beach, and finally stroll around Northside Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ocean City road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from St. Michaels to Ocean City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and shuttle; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Elkton.
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Elkton — 1 night

The town of Elkton is the county seat of Cecil County, Maryland, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Lums Pond State Park, then stroll around Glasgow Park, and then experience rural life at Milburn Orchards.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Elkton trip planner.

Getting from Ocean City to Elkton by car takes about 2.5 hours. September in Elkton sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Baltimore.
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Baltimore — 2 nights

City of Firsts

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine. Keep things going the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Inner Harbor, try your luck at Horseshoe Casino, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National Aquarium.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Baltimore travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Elkton to Baltimore takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Baltimore when traveling from Elkton in September, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cumberland.
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Cumberland — 2 nights

Cumberland, officially the City of Cumberland, is a western gateway city and seat of Allegany County, Maryland, United States and the primary city of the Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Paw Paw Tunnel, then immerse yourself in nature at Rocky Gap State Park, and then grab your bike and head to Great Allegheny Passage. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at FireFly Farms Market, then contemplate the waterfront views at Deep Creek Lake State Park, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Fort Necessity National Battlefield.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Cumberland trip site.

Traveling by car from Baltimore to Cumberland takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Baltimore in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Cumberland, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hagerstown.
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Hagerstown — 3 nights

Hagerstown is a city in Washington County, Maryland, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hagerstown: Gettysburg (The Eternal Light Peace Memorial, Gettysburg National Military Park, &more). It doesn't end there: take in the history at Antietam National Battlefield and admire the masterpieces at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Hagerstown sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Cumberland to Hagerstown takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C.
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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Maryland travel guide

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Casinos · Specialty Museums · Aquariums
The Old Line State
Perhaps best known as the birthplace of religious and political freedom in the United States, Maryland retains the spirit of colonial America, with stately 18th-century villages and historical landmarks. Although it's one of the nation's smallest states, there is no shortage of things to do here and you may find your itinerary fills up quickly. Make time in your vacation to tour Maryland's diverse landscape, which includes mountain peaks, picturesque Atlantic coastline, and the bustling city of Baltimore. Military buffs will enjoy touring the state's four Civil War Trails, where you can follow the footsteps of U.S. soldiers, or visiting the port city of Annapolis, home to the United States Naval Academy.
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