7 days in Washington DC & Virginia Beach Itinerary

7 days in Washington DC & Virginia Beach Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Virginia Beach
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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.
National Air and Space Museum and National Museum of the Marine Corps will appeal to museum buffs. National Museum of African American History and Culture and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Gettysburg (Jennie Wade House, Shriver House Museum, &more) and Fredericksburg (Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, Chatham Manor, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Smithsonian American Art Museum, visit Capitol Hill, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Washington DC is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Toronto in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Washington DC: highs are around 36°C and lows about 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©

The Resort City

Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Appreciate the collections at Chrysler Museum of Art and U.S. Army Transportation Museum. Step out of the city life by going to First Landing State Park and Parasailing & Paragliding. Get out of town with these interesting Virginia Beach side-trips: Fort Monroe's Casemate Museum (in Hampton) and Williamsburg (Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, &more). The adventure continues: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Henry Lighthouse and examine the collection at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Virginia Beach online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Virginia Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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