10 days in Cleveland, Hershey & Washington DC Itinerary

10 days in Cleveland, Hershey & Washington DC Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour itinerary maker

Make it your trip
Drive
1
Cleveland
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Hershey
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive

S M T W T F S
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24

Cleveland

— 4 nights

Forest City

A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
You've now added South Bass Island to your itinerary. Take a break from Cleveland with a short trip to Nickel Plate Beach in Huron, about 1h 5 min away.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cleveland trip itinerary planner.

Saint Louis to Cleveland is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Saint Louis to Cleveland due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Saint Louis in July: highs in Cleveland hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 68°F. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hershey.

Things to do in Cleveland

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Hershey

— 2 nights

Chocolatetown, USA

Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hershey's Chocolate World. On the 14th (Wed), examine the collection at The Hershey Story Museum and then contemplate the long history of The Amish Farm and House. Keep things going the next day: get behind the scenes at Hershey's Chocolate World and then find something for the whole family at Hersheypark.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Hershey vacation tool.

Drive from Cleveland to Hershey in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Cleveland in July, you will find days in Hershey are a bit warmer (86°F), and nights are about the same (69°F). On the 16th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Washington DC.

Things to do in Hershey

Tours · Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Washington DC

— 3 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.
You've added Nationals Park, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and other attractions to your itinerary. Family-friendly places like Vietnam Veterans Memorial and National World War II Memorial will thrill your kids. Step out of Washington DC to go to Alexandria and see Grist Mill Park, which is approximately 34 minutes away. It doesn't end there: examine the collection at The National Archives Museum and pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Washington DC day trip tool.

You can fly from Hershey to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Washington DC are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips