60 days in Capital Region USA Itinerary

60 days in Capital Region USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Capital Region USA planner

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Charlottesville
— 4 nights
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Fredericksburg
— 6 nights
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Williamsburg
— 6 nights
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Virginia Beach
— 6 nights
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Chincoteague Island
— 5 nights
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Ocean City
— 5 nights
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Baltimore
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 8 nights
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Winchester
— 5 nights
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Luray
— 6 nights
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Bedford
— 3 nights
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Charlottesville

— 4 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Charlottesville: Seamans’ Orchard (in Roseland), Appomattox Court House National Historical Park (in Appomattox) and Sandy River Outdoor Adventures (in Rice). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Monticello, relax in the rural setting at Carter Mountain Orchard, test your problem-solving skills at Crack The Code Escape Room, and view the masterpieces at C'ville Arts: A Cooperative Gallery.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Charlottesville trip itinerary builder.

Atlanta to Charlottesville is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Atlanta in September, Charlottesville is slightly colder at night with lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Fredericksburg

— 6 nights
Fredericksburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the Eastern United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fredericksburg: Bayside Marina (in Colonial Beach), Belle Grove Plantation (in King George) and Menokin (in Warsaw). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at National Museum of the Marine Corps, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, steep yourself in history at Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, and sample the fine beverages at A. Smith Bowman Distillery.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Fredericksburg trip planner.

You can drive from Charlottesville to Fredericksburg in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Williamsburg

— 6 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Newport News (The Noland Trail & The Mariners' Museum & Park) and Smithfield (St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum & Windsor Castle Park). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg, whizz through the canopy at Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, and take a tour of Jamestown Settlement.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Williamsburg trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to Williamsburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Williamsburg are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Virginia Beach

— 6 nights

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.
Explore Virginia Beach's surroundings by going to Blandford Church and Cemetery (in Petersburg), Keystone Tractor Works (in Colonial Heights) and Hickory Ridge Farm (in Chesapeake). The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk, take a tour of Battleship Wisconsin, experience rural life at New Earth Farm, and get the adrenaline pumping with iFLY Va Beach Indoor Skydiving.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Virginia Beach day trip app.

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in September, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Chincoteague Island

— 5 nights
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: Crisfield (Janes Island State Park & Crisfield Heritage Foundation). Spend the 24th (Thu) exploring nature at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with Captain Dan's Around the Island Tours, walk around Chincoteague Veteran's Memorial Park, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Depot, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of Chincoteague.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Chincoteague Island route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Chincoteague Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In September in Chincoteague Island, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Ocean City.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ocean City

— 5 nights

The White Marlin Capital of the World

One of the country's favorite vacation resorts, Ocean City draws nearly 8 million visitors annually with its oceanfront boardwalk, clean beaches, and amusement parks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ocean City: Snow Hill (Pocomoke River Cruises & Bishop's Stock Fine Art, Craft & Wine) and Salisbury (Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art & Salisbury Zoo). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Ocean City Boardwalk, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Seacrets Distilling Company, enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean City Beach, and let your taste buds guide you at OC Foodie Tour.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ocean City journey planner.

You can drive from Chincoteague Island to Ocean City in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Ocean City can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Baltimore.

Things to do in Ocean City

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Baltimore

— 5 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Baltimore: Annapolis (Boat Tours & Water Sports, U.S. Naval Academy, &more), Community Bridge Mural (in Frederick) and National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes (in Emmitsburg). The adventure continues: try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, examine the collection at Baltimore Society of Model Engineers, observe the fascinating underwater world at National Aquarium, and sample the fine beverages at Sagamore Spirit Distillery.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Baltimore day trip planner.

You can drive from Ocean City to Baltimore in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Baltimore sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 8 nights
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.
Take a break from Washington DC with a short trip to Mount Vernon Trail in Arlington, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC road trip planning site.

Drive from Baltimore to Washington DC in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Winchester.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Winchester

— 5 nights
Winchester is an independent city located in the northwestern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Winchester: Cumberland (Great Allegheny Passage & Charis Winery & Distillery), Cascade Falls (in Pembroke) and Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg). Spend the 20th (Tue) exploring nature at C&O Canal Trust. Next up on the itinerary: wander the wide-open spaces of Rocking S Ranch, grab your bike and head to The Washington & Old Dominion Trail, admire the majestic nature at Sky Meadows State Park, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Dirt Farm Brewing.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Winchester trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Winchester takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Washington DC in October since evenings lows in Winchester dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Luray.

Things to do in Winchester

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Luray

— 6 nights

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: Shenandoah National Park (Skyline Drive & Dean Cemetery), A Dream Come True Playground (in Harrisonburg) and Mt. Crawford Creamery (in Mount Crawford). And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Luray Caverns, take a pleasant ride with Jordan Hollow Stables, take an in-depth tour of The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum, and get in touch with nature with Hiking & Camping Tours.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Luray fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Winchester to Luray in 1.5 hours. In October in Luray, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bedford.

Things to do in Luray

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Bedford

— 3 nights
Bedford is an incorporated town and former independent city located within Bedford County in the U.S. state of Virginia. Get out of town with these interesting Bedford side-trips: Smith Mountain Lake (in Moneta), Philpott Lake (in Bassett) and Smith Mountain Lake State Park (in Huddleston). There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at National D-Day Memorial, examine the collection at Bedford Museum & Genealogical Library, take in the dramatic scenery at Roaring Run Falls, and experience rural life at A.J. Gross & Sons Orchard.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bedford day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Luray to Bedford takes 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Bedford are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bedford

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips