60 days in Northern Virginia Itinerary

60 days in Northern Virginia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northern Virginia trip maker

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

60 days in Northern Virginia Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
train:  15​min
1
Alexandria
— 28 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Purcellville
— 31 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

28
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.
Appreciate the collections at George Washington's Mount Vernon and National Museum of the Marine Corps. Do your shopping at Pentagon Row and The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City. Explore Alexandria's surroundings by going to Reston (Lake Fairfax Park, Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole, & more), McLean (Scott's Run Nature Preserve, Great Falls Park, & more) and Chantilly (Sully Historic Site, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, & more). Spend the 8th (Sat) exploring nature at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery, wander the streets of Old Town, take in nature's colorful creations at Green Spring Gardens, and pause for some photo ops at U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Alexandria sightseeing planning site .

Washington DC to Alexandria is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a subway. In December in Alexandria, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Purcellville.

Things to do in Alexandria

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Arlington, McLean, Chantilly, Fairfax, Reston
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
George Washington's Mount Vernon ©
George Washington's Mount Vernon

31
nights
Purcellville

Purcellville ©
Purcellville is a town in Loudoun County, Virginia, United States. Purcellville is known for wineries, breweries, fun & games, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at North Gate Vineyard, experience rural life at Crooked Run Orchard, get your game on at Harpers Ferry Adventure Center, and stroll through Fireman's Field.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Purcellville day trip planning site .

You can drive from Alexandria to Purcellville in an hour. In December in Purcellville, expect temperatures between 48°F during the day and 33°F at night. On the 29th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Purcellville

Wineries Parks Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Breaux Vineyards ©
Breaux Vineyards
Maggie Malick Wine Caves ©
Maggie Malick Wine Caves
Catoctin Creek Distillery ©
Catoctin Creek Distillery