41 days in United States Itinerary

41 days in United States Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 8 nights
2
Sharpsburg
— 7 nights
3
St. Michaels
— 4 nights
4
Ocean City
— 2 nights
5
Chincoteague Island
— 2 nights
6
Virginia Beach
— 3 nights
7
Williamsburg
— 3 nights
8
Charlottesville
— 3 nights
9
New York City
— 8 nights

8
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.
Get some cultural insight at Arlington National Cemetery and George Washington's Mount Vernon. National Mall and Smithsonian Institution Building will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Washington DC to go to Chantilly and see Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, which is approximately 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Capitol Hill, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC online itinerary planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Washington DC is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cairo in October: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 25°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sharpsburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arlington, George Washington's Mount Vernon, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Highlights from your plan
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
George Washington's Mount Vernon ©
George Washington's Mount Vernon

7
nights
Sharpsburg

Sharpsburg ©
Sharpsburg is a town in Washington County, Maryland, United States, located approximately 13mi south of Hagerstown. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gettysburg National Military Park and Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and Gettysburg National Cemetery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sharpsburg: East Coast Exotic Animal Rescue (in Fairfield), Gettysburg (Gettysburg Museum of History, East Cavalry Battlefield, &more) and Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area (in Hedgesville). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Antietam National Battlefield, take some stellar pictures from The Point, stroll the grounds of Harper Cemetery, and contemplate the long history of John Brown's Fort.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sharpsburg road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Sharpsburg takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Sharpsburg, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to St. Michaels.

Things to do in Sharpsburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Harpers Ferry, Old Norbourne Cemetery, East Coast Exotic Animal Rescue, Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area
Highlights from your plan
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park

4
nights
St. Michaels

St. Michaels ©
Head to Antique Alley of Bridgeville, LLC and Dutch Country Farmers Marketfor some retail therapy. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum and Amstel House Museum and Gardens. Change things up with these side-trips from St. Michaels: Harrington Raceway & Casino (in Harrington), Felton (Killens Pond State Park & Pizzadili Vineyard & Winery) and T.S. Smith & Sons (in Bridgeville).

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Michaels trip planner.

Drive from Sharpsburg to St. Michaels in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sharpsburg in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 5°C in St. Michaels. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Ocean City.

Things to do in St. Michaels

Shopping · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Felton, Bridgeville, Harrington Raceway & Casino, Fifer Orchards - Farm, Country Store and CSA, Blue Earl Brewing Company
Highlights from your plan
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum ©
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Harvest Ridge Winery ©
Harvest Ridge Winery

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Bishop's Stock Fine Art, Craft & Wine and then tee off at Rum Pointe Seaside Golf Links. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with Art League of Ocean City, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean City Beach, and then take in the waterfront at Ocean City Boardwalk.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Ocean City trip itinerary builder.

Getting from St. Michaels to Ocean City by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Ocean City can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Ocean City

Outdoors · Golf · Beaches

Side Trips

Rum Pointe Seaside Golf Links, Bishop's Stock Fine Art, Craft & Wine
Highlights from your plan
Ocean City Beach ©
Ocean City Beach
Rum Pointe Seaside Golf Links ©
Rum Pointe Seaside Golf Links
Bishop's Stock Fine Art, Craft & Wine ©
Bishop's Stock Fine Art, Craft & Wine

2
nights
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.
On the 12th (Tue), grab your bike and head to Bike Depot and then explore the striking landscape of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours, then get outside with Donald J. Leonard, and then stop by Chesapeake Bay Farms.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Chincoteague Island online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ocean City to Chincoteague Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, daytime highs in Chincoteague Island are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Chesapeake Bay Farms
Highlights from your plan
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge ©
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Chesapeake Bay Farms ©
Chesapeake Bay Farms

3
nights
Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Relax by the water at Virginia Beach and Sandbridge Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Military Aviation Museum and Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center. There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at First Landing State Park, enjoy the sea views from Cape Henry Lighthouse, take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk, and wander the streets of Town Center.

Discover how to plan a Virginia Beach trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Chincoteague Island to Virginia Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Virginia Beach can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks · Museums · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Military Aviation Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Historic Jamestowne and American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Your inner history buff will appreciate Jamestown Settlement and Governor's Palace. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Williamsburg: The Mariners' Museum & Park (in Newport News), St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum (in Smithfield) and Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (in Richmond). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Yorktown Battlefield and pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Williamsburg tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In November in Williamsburg, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Yorktown, The Mariners' Museum & Park, St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Highlights from your plan
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement
Governor's Palace ©
Governor's Palace

3
nights
Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Monticello and Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Luray Caverns and Copper Fox Distillery. Get out of town with these interesting Charlottesville side-trips: James Madison's Montpelier (in Montpelier Station) and Skyline Drive (in Shenandoah National Park). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of James Monroe's Highland.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Charlottesville trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Williamsburg to Charlottesville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Williamsburg in November, Charlottesville is a bit cooler at night with lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Copper Fox Distillery, Luray Caverns, Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, James Madison's Montpelier, Skyline Drive
Highlights from your plan
Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns
James Madison's Montpelier ©
James Madison's Montpelier

8
nights
New York City

New York City
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Explore hidden gems such as The Met Cloisters and Independence National Historical Park. Visit Brooklyn Heights Promenade and St. Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Philadelphia (Independence Hall & Rodin Museum) and Hyde Park (Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, examine the collection at 9/11 Memorial, tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, and take a stroll through Times Square.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the New York City online route maker.

Getting from Charlottesville to New York City by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Charlottesville in November, with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Philadelphia, Hyde Park, Brooklyn
Highlights from your plan
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Independence National Historical Park ©
Independence National Historical Park

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