6 days in East Coast of USA & Chattanooga Itinerary

6 days in East Coast of USA & Chattanooga Itinerary

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6 days in East Coast of USA & Chattanooga Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
train:  15​min
1
Alexandria
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Chattanooga
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

2
nights
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then wander the streets of Old Town, and finally shop like a local with Torpedo Factory Art Center.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Alexandria trip planner.

Washington DC to Alexandria is an approximately half hour train ride. You can also take a subway; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arlington, George Washington's Mount Vernon
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
nights
Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
On the 13th (Thu), take in the views from Walnut Street Bridge, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Tennessee Aquarium, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Adventures Unlimited and then enjoy breathtaking views from Ruby Falls.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Chattanooga online trip builder .

Getting from Alexandria to Chattanooga by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Ocoee
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Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium
Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls
River Rafting & Tubing

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