6 days in Washington DC & Virginia Beach Itinerary

6 days in Washington DC & Virginia Beach Itinerary

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Washington DC
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Virginia Beach
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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.
You've added Museum of the Bible, International Spy Museum, Smithsonian Garden, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step out of Washington DC to go to Triangle and see National Museum of the Marine Corps, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol and appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial.

Before you visit Washington DC, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Dallas to Washington DC is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Dallas in October, things will get slightly colder in Washington DC: highs are around 71°F and lows about 54°F. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Lincoln Memorial
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Government Building
United States Capitol
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Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©

The Resort City

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Freedom Shooting Center as well as First Landing State Park. On the 12th (Mon), enjoy some diversion at Freedom Shooting Center, then take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk, and then appreciate the history behind King Neptune Statue on the Boardwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at First Landing State Park and then learn about all things military at Military Aviation Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Virginia Beach day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Virginia Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Virginia Beach are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums · Nature · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Pier / Boardwalk
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
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Military Museum
Military Aviation Museum
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