5 days in Manassas, Charlottesville & Mount Vernon Itinerary

5 days in Manassas, Charlottesville & Mount Vernon Itinerary

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Manassas
— 1 night
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Charlottesville
— 1 night
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Mount Vernon
— 2 nights
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Manassas — 1 night

Manassas is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. On the 18th (Mon), take in the history at Manassas National Battlefield Park. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the history at Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Manassas route builder tool.

Fairfax to Manassas is an approximately half hour car ride. In April, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 43°F. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Charlottesville.
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Charlottesville — 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes University of Virginia. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Monticello and then admire the striking features of University of Virginia.

To find out how to plan a trip to Charlottesville, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Manassas to Charlottesville takes 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Charlottesville are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Mount Vernon.
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Mount Vernon — 2 nights

Mount Vernon is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. On the 21st (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of George Washington's Mount Vernon and then steep yourself in history at George Washington's Distillery & Gristmill.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Vernon trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Charlottesville to Mount Vernon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daytime highs in Mount Vernon are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive back home.
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