5 days in Mid Atlantic Itinerary

5 days in Mid Atlantic Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 1 day
— 1 night
New York City
— 3 nights


Washington DC

— 1 day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Korean War Veterans Memorial, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then explore the activities along Tidal Basin, and finally pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip itinerary builder tool.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Washington DC. In March, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Luray.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks · Nature


— 1 night

Cabin Capital of Virginia

Nestled in the heart of the valley formed by the Shenandoah River, Luray draws visitors with a vast underground cavern system adorned with stalactites, stalagmites, and mirrored pools.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): hike along Stony Man Mountain Overlook, trot along with Jordan Hollow Stables, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Luray Caverns.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Luray day trip site.

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Luray takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. Traveling from Washington DC in March, Luray is little chillier at night with lows of 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Luray

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

New York City

— 3 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Patrick's Cathedral and Chelsea Market. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Central Park, snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the New York City tour site.

Getting from Luray to New York City by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Luray in March: highs in New York City hover around 49°F, while lows dip to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods