7 days in Northern Virginia & Plymouth Itinerary

7 days in Northern Virginia & Plymouth Itinerary

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Alexandria
— 3 nights
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Drive to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Fly to Minneapolis-St Paul International/Wold-Chamberlain Airport, Drive to Plymouth
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Plymouth
— 3 nights
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Alexandria

— 3 nights
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Change things up with these side-trips from Alexandria: Chantilly (Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center & Ono Brewing Company) and National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle). There's much more to do: stop by Old Town, appreciate the history behind Air Force Memorial, explore the landscape on two wheels at Mount Vernon Trail, and steep yourself in history at Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Alexandria travel itinerary planner.

Minneapolis to Alexandria is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and subway. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Minneapolis in May, things will get a bit warmer in Alexandria: highs are around 76°F and lows about 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Plymouth.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Plymouth

— 3 nights
Plymouth is the seventh largest city in the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Plymouth side-trips: Saint Cloud (Munsinger Gardens & Beaver Island Brewing Company) and Warner Lake Park (in Clearwater). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Millennium Garden, take a peaceful walk through Baker Park Reserve, explore the activities along Excelsior Commons, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hindu Temple of Minnesota.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Plymouth day trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Alexandria to Plymouth. The time zone difference when traveling from Alexandria to Plymouth is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Alexandria in May, things will get slightly colder in Plymouth: highs are around 68°F and lows about 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Plymouth

Parks · Nature · Trails · Beaches

Side Trips