8 days in Allentown, Washington DC & Virginia Beach Itinerary

8 days in Allentown, Washington DC & Virginia Beach Itinerary

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8 days in Allentown, Washington DC & Virginia Beach Itinerary

Start: New Rochelle
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Allentown
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Virginia Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
End: New Rochelle

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Allentown

Allentown ©
Allentown is a city located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. On the 16th (Tue), examine the collection at America On Wheels Museum, enjoy some diversion at Coca-Cola Park, look for gifts at Moravian Book Shop, then shop like a local with SteelStacks, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Hoover Mason Trestle.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Allentown trip builder tool .

New Rochelle to Allentown is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Traveling from New Rochelle in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Allentown, with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Allentown

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Side Trip

Bethlehem
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SteelStacks ©
SteelStacks
America On Wheels Museum ©
America On Wheels Museum
Coca-Cola Park ©
Coca-Cola Park

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as Arlington National Cemetery and Washington National Cathedral are in your itinerary. National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and take an in-depth tour of National Portrait Gallery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Allentown to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Washington DC when traveling from Allentown in July, with lows around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Washington DC

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Arlington
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
nights
Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Colonial Williamsburg and Historic Jamestowne. You'll get in some beach time at Virginia Beach and Sandbridge Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Virginia Beach: Jamestown Settlement (in Williamsburg) and St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum (in Smithfield). There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Navy Seal Monument.

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Fly from Washington DC to Virginia Beach in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Williamsburg, St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum
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St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne

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