60 days in Capital Region USA Itinerary

60 days in Capital Region USA Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 9 nights
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Baltimore
— 7 nights
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Winchester
— 5 nights
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Luray
— 5 nights
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Charlottesville
— 6 nights
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Fredericksburg
— 6 nights
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Williamsburg
— 7 nights
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Virginia Beach
— 6 nights
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Chincoteague Island
— 6 nights
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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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Tidal Basin, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC day trip tool.

Sydney, Australia to Washington DC is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 15 hours. When traveling from Sydney in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Baltimore.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

7
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Baltimore

City of Firsts

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lake Elkhorn Park (in Columbia), Annapolis (St. John's College & U.S. Naval Academy) and National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes (in Emmitsburg). And it doesn't end there: try your luck at Horseshoe Casino, engage your brain at System Source Computer Museum, sample the fine beverages at Sagamore Spirit Distillery, and step aboard S.S. John W. Brown.

Plan trip to Baltimore with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Washington DC to Baltimore in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Winchester.

Things to do in Baltimore

Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

5
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Winchester

Winchester is an independent city located in the northwestern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Venture out of the city with trips to Purcellville (Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship & The Washington & Old Dominion Trail), Rose Hill Cemetery (in Hagerstown) and Surreybrooke Gardens (in Middletown). There's lots more to do: wander the wide-open spaces of Rocking S Ranch, take in the views from Burnside's Bridge, hike along C&O Canal Hike at Point of Rocks Boat Ramp, and admire the natural beauty at Morven Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Winchester road trip planner.

Drive from Baltimore to Winchester in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Winchester when traveling from Baltimore in May, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Luray.

Things to do in Winchester

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

5
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Luray

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Luray side-trips: Endless Caverns (in New Market), Explore More Discovery Museum (in Harrisonburg) and Woodstock Tower Observation Site (in Woodstock). There's lots more to do: hike along Stony Man Mountain Overlook, admire the natural beauty at Birdsong Pleasure Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kennedy Peak Hike, and sample the tasty concoctions at Hawksbill Brewing Co.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Luray trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Winchester to Luray takes 1.5 hours. May in Luray sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Luray

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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Charlottesville

Hoo-Ville

Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
Explore Charlottesville's surroundings by going to Valley Pike Farm Market (in Weyers Cave), Old Rag Mountain Hike (in Shenandoah National Park) and Chateau MerrillAnne LLC (in Orange). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Monticello, grab your bike and head to Blackwater Creek Trail, appreciate the history behind Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery, and sample the fine beverages at Virginia Distillery Company.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Charlottesville road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Luray to Charlottesville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

6
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Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the Eastern United States. Get out of town with these interesting Fredericksburg side-trips: Bayside Marina (in Colonial Beach), Quantico National Cemetery (in Quantico) and North Anna Battlefield Park (in Ashland). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Marine Corps, witness the site of a historic battle at Fredericksburg Battlefield and Visitor Center, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at A. Smith Bowman Distillery, and contemplate the long history of Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center.

To find out how to plan a trip to Fredericksburg, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Charlottesville to Fredericksburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Fredericksburg, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Williamsburg

Colonial Capital

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Williamsburg: Chippokes Plantation State Park (in Surry), St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum (in Smithfield) and The Noland Trail (in Newport News). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 10th (Sat) at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Colonial Williamsburg, steep yourself in history at Bassett Hall, deepen your understanding at College of William & Mary, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Colonial National Historical Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Williamsburg travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to Williamsburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Williamsburg, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Virginia Beach side-trips: Norfolk (The Chrysler Museum Glass Studio, Weyanoke Bird and Wildflower Sanctuary, &more) and Riddick's Folly House Museum (in Suffolk). Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk, admire the masterpieces at Chrysler Museum of Art, take in nature's colorful creations at Norfolk Botanical Garden, and let little ones run wild at Mount Trashmore Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Virginia Beach road trip planner.

Getting from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Virginia Beach are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Chincoteague Island

Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chincoteague Island: Cambridge (Choptank River Lighthouse, Neild Museum and Herb Garden, &more), Hopkins & Bros. Store (in Onancock) and Salisbury (Eastern Shore Baseball Hall of Fame Museum & Ben's Red Swings Community Playground). Spend the 22nd (Thu) exploring nature at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Next up on the itinerary: do sightseeing your way with Captain Dan's Around the Island Tours, don't miss a visit to Chincoteague Cultural Alliance, head outdoors with Donald J. Leonard, and let the kids burn off some steam at Chincoteague Veteran's Memorial Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Chincoteague Island itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Chincoteague Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. June in Chincoteague Island sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

Side Trips