8 days in Ashland & Great Falls Itinerary

8 days in Ashland & Great Falls Itinerary

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8 days in Ashland & Great Falls Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Ashland
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 45​min
2
Great Falls
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Washington DC

3
nights
Ashland

Ashland ©
Ashland is a town located 15 miles north of Richmond along Interstate-95 and historic Route 1 in Hanover County, Virginia, United States. Explore Ashland's surroundings by going to National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle), The Rising Sun Tavern (in Fredericksburg) and Charlottesville (Monticello, Carter Mountain Orchard, & more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of James Madison's Montpelier, get engrossed in the history at Ashland Museum, explore and take pictures at Hanover Vegetable Farm, and find something for the whole family at Kings Dominion.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ashland route planner.

Washington DC to Ashland is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Traveling from Washington DC in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 37°F in Ashland. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Great Falls.

Things to do in Ashland

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Charlottesville, The Rising Sun Tavern, James Madison's Montpelier, Room Escape Games, National Museum of the Marine Corps
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
Carter Mountain Orchard ©
Carter Mountain Orchard
Monticello ©
Monticello

3
nights
Great Falls

Great Falls ©
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Great Falls is known for historic sites, museums, nature, trails, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy some music at Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at River's Edge Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Ryan Dam - Great Falls of the Missouri, and take an in-depth tour of Ursuline Centre.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Great Falls trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Ashland to Great Falls with the Route module. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In November, Great Falls is slightly colder than Ashland - with highs of 44°F and lows of 23°F. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Great Falls

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
C.M. Russell Museum ©
C.M. Russell Museum
Giant Springs State Park ©
Giant Springs State Park
River's Edge Trail ©
River's Edge Trail

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