5 days in New Bern, Williamsburg & Washington DC Itinerary

5 days in New Bern, Williamsburg & Washington DC Itinerary

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5 days in New Bern, Williamsburg & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: New Bern
1
New Bern
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Fort Smith

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New Bern

New Bern
New Bern is a city in Craven County, North Carolina, United States. To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read New Bern planning site .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to New Bern. In October, daily temperatures in New Bern can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. You'll set off for Williamsburg on the 7th (Mon).

Things to do in New Bern

Outdoors Tours Parks

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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.
On the 7th (Mon), make a trip to Colonial Williamsburg, pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, and then do a tasting at Silver Hand Meadery. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Historic Jamestowne and then do a tasting at Williamsburg Winery.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Williamsburg road trip planning site .

Drive from New Bern to Williamsburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in October, and nighttime lows around 55°F. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Wineries
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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Governor's Palace ©
Governor's Palace

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Washington DC sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
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