6 days in Philadelphia, Washington DC & Virginia Beach Itinerary

6 days in Philadelphia, Washington DC & Virginia Beach Itinerary

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6 days in Philadelphia, Washington DC & Virginia Beach Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Drive:  6​h 30​min
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Washington DC
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Indianapolis

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, then admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens, and then admire all the interesting features of Valley Forge National Historical Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Philadelphia itinerary maker app .

Pittsburgh to Philadelphia is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. May in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Valley Forge National Historical Park
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Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

1
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.
On the 29th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip itinerary maker .

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Washington DC are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Arlington
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): explore the galleries of Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk, and then kick back and relax at Virginia Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Virginia Beach road trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Virginia Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in May, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk

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