60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Washington DC
Train:  15 min
1
Alexandria
— 10 nights
Bus:  15 min
2
Mount Vernon
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
3
Woodbridge
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Lynchburg
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Chase City
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Petersburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  30 min
7
Hopewell
— 4 nights
Drive:  45 min
8
Richmond
— 9 nights
Drive:  45 min
9
Ashland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
10
Falmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  15 min
11
Fredericksburg
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h
End: Washington DC

10
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.
Family-friendly places like National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alexandria: Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly), Horseshoe Casino (in Baltimore) and Miniature Train and Carousel at Wheaton Regional Park (in Wheaton). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, ponder the world of politics at White House, and explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Alexandria online route planner.

Washington DC to Alexandria is an approximately half hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a subway. In December, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Mount Vernon.

Things to do in Alexandria

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Washington DC, Arlington, Gettysburg, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Horseshoe Casino
Highlights from your plan
Old Town Waterfront ©
Old Town Waterfront
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

3
nights
Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon ©
Mount Vernon is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mount Vernon: Thomas Stone National Historic Site (in Port Tobacco), Calvert Cliffs State Park (in Lusby) and The Dr. Samuel Mudd House & Museum (in Waldorf). Spend the 14th (Fri) exploring nature at Fort Washington Park. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of George Washington's Mount Vernon, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, and deepen your knowledge of military history at "On Watch" Monument.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Mount Vernon trip planner.

Mount Vernon is just a short distance from Alexandria. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Mount Vernon when traveling from Alexandria in December, with lows around 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Woodbridge.

Things to do in Mount Vernon

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Bernadette Catholic Church, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, Calvert Cliffs State Park, Fort Washington Park, "On Watch" Monument
Highlights from your plan
Fort Washington Park ©
Fort Washington Park
George Washington's Mount Vernon ©
George Washington's Mount Vernon
The Dr. Samuel Mudd House & Museum ©
The Dr. Samuel Mudd House & Museum

6
nights
Woodbridge

Woodbridge ©
Woodbridge is a census-designated place (CDP) in Prince William County, Virginia, United States, located 20mi south of Washington, D.C. Change things up with these side-trips from Woodbridge: Aldie Mill Historic Park (in Aldie), Chester Gap Cellars (in Front Royal) and Philip Carter Winery (in Hume). And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at National Museum of the Marine Corps, steep yourself in history at Rippon Lodge Historic Site, have some family-friendly fun at Laser Quest Potomac Mills, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Strasburg Emporium Antiques.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Woodbridge driving holiday website.

Woodbridge is very close to Mount Vernon. In December in Woodbridge, expect temperatures between 50°F during the day and 32°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Lynchburg.

Things to do in Woodbridge

Shopping Nature Parks

Side Trips

St. Michaels, Aldie Mill Historic Park, My Neighbor and Me, Strasburg Emporium Antiques, Chester Gap Cellars
Highlights from your plan
My Neighbor and Me ©
My Neighbor and Me
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Museum of the Marine Corps
Laser Quest Potomac Mills ©
Laser Quest Potomac Mills

8
nights
Lynchburg

Lynchburg ©
Lynchburg is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre and Virginia Safari Park. Venture out of the city with trips to The Cheese Shop (in Stuarts Draft), Staunton (Trinity Episcopal Church & Artful Gifts) and National D-Day Memorial (in Bedford). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Point of Honor, stop by Harper's Statuary and Water Gardens, view the masterpieces at Earth, Fire, & Spirit Pottery, and don't miss a visit to Starlite Drive-In.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lynchburg day trip planning site.

Drive from Woodbridge to Lynchburg in 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Lynchburg are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chase City.

Things to do in Lynchburg

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Lexington, Roanoke, Harrisonburg, Staunton, Barren Ridge Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Mill Mountain Star & Park ©
Mill Mountain Star & Park
Virginia Safari Park ©
Virginia Safari Park
Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre ©
Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre

5
nights
Chase City

Chase City ©
Chase City is a town in Mecklenburg County, Virginia, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Virginia International Raceway (in Alton), Conservators Center (in Burlington) and Sylvan Heights Bird Park (in Scotland Neck). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind National D-Day Memorial, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Chapel of the Cross, look for all kinds of wild species at Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area, and catch a live event at Dean E. Smith Center.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Chase City trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Lynchburg to Chase City takes 1.5 hours. In December in Chase City, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 34°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Petersburg.

Things to do in Chase City

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chapel Hill, The Curious Peddler, Virginia International Raceway, Conservators Center, Holliday Lake State Park
Highlights from your plan
MacCallum More Museum and Gardens ©
MacCallum More Museum and Gardens
National D-Day Memorial ©
National D-Day Memorial
Conservators Center ©
Conservators Center

4
nights
Petersburg

Petersburg ©
Petersburg is an independent city in the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Petersburg: Sylvan Heights Bird Park (in Scotland Neck), Suffolk (Riddick's Folly House Museum, Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, &more) and Chesapeake (Greenbrier Mall & Chesapeake Arboretum). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Centre Hill Mansion, see the interesting displays at Pocahontas Island Black History Museum, and browse the different shops at Southpark Mall.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Petersburg travel planner.

Traveling by car from Chase City to Petersburg takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in January, and nighttime lows around 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Hopewell.

Things to do in Petersburg

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Suffolk, Chesapeake, Southpark Mall, Magnolia Grange, Sylvan Heights Bird Park
Highlights from your plan
Sylvan Heights Bird Park ©
Sylvan Heights Bird Park
Riddick's Folly House Museum ©
Riddick's Folly House Museum
Centre Hill Mansion ©
Centre Hill Mansion

4
nights
Hopewell

Hopewell ©
Hopewell is an independent city adjacent to Prince George County in the Commonwealth of Virginia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hopewell: Smithfield (St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum, The Christmas Store, &more), Magnolia Grange (in Chesterfield) and Kings Dominion (in Doswell). There's much more to do: make a trip to General Grant's Headquarters at City Point, contemplate the long history of Henricus Historical Park, do a tasting at Upper Shirley, and tee off at Mattaponi Springs Golf Club.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hopewell day trip planner.

Hopewell is just a short distance from Petersburg. In January, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Richmond.

Things to do in Hopewell

Historic Sites Theme Parks Golf

Side Trips

Smithfield, Upper Shirley, Magnolia Grange, Kings Dominion, Henricus Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
General Grant's Headquarters at City Point ©
General Grant's Headquarters at City Point
Kings Dominion ©
Kings Dominion
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum

9
nights
Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Kids will enjoy Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Water Country USA. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Richmond: Monticello (in Charlottesville), Williamsburg (Colonial Williamsburg, Historic Jamestowne, &more) and The Mariners' Museum & Park (in Newport News). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, take in nature's colorful creations at Maymont, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, and kick back and relax at Buckroe Beach and Park.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Richmond trip maker website.

Richmond is just a short distance from Hopewell. January in Richmond sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 28°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Ashland.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Williamsburg, Monticello, Buckroe Beach and Park, The Mariners' Museum & Park
Highlights from your plan
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Water Country USA ©
Water Country USA

3
nights
Ashland

Ashland ©
Ashland is a town located 15 miles north of Richmond along Interstate-95 and historic Route 1 in Hanover County, Virginia, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Ashland: Upper Shirley (in Charles City), Henricus Historical Park (in Chester) and National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Kings Dominion, take an in-depth tour of Essex County Museum and Historical Society, and steep yourself in history at Magnolia Grange.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ashland holiday site.

Ashland is very close to Richmond. In January, plan for daily highs up to 45°F, and evening lows to 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Falmouth.

Things to do in Ashland

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Upper Shirley, Magnolia Grange, Kings Dominion, Henricus Historical Park, Menokin
Highlights from your plan
Ashland Museum ©
Ashland Museum
Kings Dominion ©
Kings Dominion
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Museum of the Marine Corps

2
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a census-designated place (CDP) in Stafford County, Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of White Oak Civil War Museum and then admire the sheer force of Overall Run Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Government Island and then play a few rounds at Augustine Golf Club.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Falmouth vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Ashland to Falmouth takes an hour. In January, daytime highs in Falmouth are 45°F, while nighttime lows are 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Golf Outdoors

Side Trips

Stafford, Overall Run Falls
Highlights from your plan
Government Island ©
Government Island
White Oak Civil War Museum ©
White Oak Civil War Museum
Overall Run Falls ©
Overall Run Falls

5
nights
Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
Fredericksburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the Eastern United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Reynard Florence Vineyard (in Barboursville), SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts (in Elkton) and Massanutten Indoor WaterPark (in McGaheysville). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of James Madison's Montpelier, get outside with Big Schloss, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Salem Church, and look for gifts at Sugar + Spruce Bath & Body.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Fredericksburg trip maker app.

Fredericksburg is just a short distance from Falmouth. January in Fredericksburg sees daily highs of 45°F and lows of 26°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Historic Sites Theme Parks Wineries

Side Trips

James Madison's Montpelier, Shenandoah Caverns, Shenandoah Valley Flea Market, Reynard Florence Vineyard, SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts
Highlights from your plan
James Madison's Montpelier ©
James Madison's Montpelier
Massanutten Indoor WaterPark ©
Massanutten Indoor WaterPark
Sugar + Spruce Bath & Body ©
Sugar + Spruce Bath & Body

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