7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Charlotte

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and browse the collection at Library of Congress.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Washington DC vacation maker .

Charlotte to Washington DC is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. September in Washington DC sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, then take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, then make a trip to Devils Den, and finally contemplate the long history of Little Round Top.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg trip builder tool .

Getting from Washington DC to Gettysburg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in September; daily highs in Gettysburg reach 77°F and lows reach 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top

1
night
Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
Fredericksburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the Eastern United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): learn about all things military at National Museum of the Marine Corps, then steep yourself in history at Chatham Manor, then take in the history at Chatham Manor, and finally trek along Virginia Civil War Trail.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Fredericksburg trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Gettysburg to Fredericksburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September in Fredericksburg, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 61°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

National Museum of the Marine Corps
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National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
Chatham Manor ©
Chatham Manor
Chatham Manor ©
Chatham Manor

2
nights
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum and then cool off at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Keep things going the next day: step aboard Jamestown Settlement, contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Williamsburg Art Gallery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Williamsburg tour itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to Williamsburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Williamsburg can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum
Highlights from your plan
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg

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