8 days in Mid Atlantic Itinerary

8 days in Mid Atlantic Itinerary

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Gettysburg
— 1 night
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Williamsburg
— 2 nights
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Ocean City
— 3 nights
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Cape May
— 1 night
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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 (Sat): witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gettysburg National Military Park, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery. Here are some ideas for day two: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Gettysburg Militaria & Antiques, then steep yourself in history at Eisenhower National Historic Site, and then get engrossed in the history at Jennie Wade House.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Gettysburg trip itinerary builder tool.

New York City to Gettysburg is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New York City in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 57°F in Gettysburg. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

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Williamsburg

Colonial Capital

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 (Mon): contemplate the long history of Historic Jamestowne and then revel in the low prices at Williamsburg Outlet Mall. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, contemplate the long history of Governor's Palace, then contemplate the long history of Jamestown Settlement, and finally stop by R.P. Wallace & Sons General Store.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg itinerary planner.

Getting from Gettysburg to Williamsburg by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Gettysburg in September: high temperatures in Williamsburg hover around 84°F and lows are around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ocean City.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Ocean City

The White Marlin Capital of the World

One of the country's favorite vacation resorts, Ocean City draws nearly 8 million visitors annually with its oceanfront boardwalk, clean beaches, and amusement parks.
You've now added Surfside Golf to your itinerary. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Art League of Ocean City and Flashback Old Time Photos. Step off the beaten path and head to Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum and Captain Timothy Hill House. Go for a jaunt from Ocean City to Bethany Beach to see Bethany Beach Nature Center about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: glide peacefully along the water with Coastal Kayak, examine the collection at DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum, tee off at Eagle's Landing Golf Course, and sample the fine beverages at Seacrets Distilling Company.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ocean City trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Williamsburg to Ocean City in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Williamsburg in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Ocean City, with highs around 78°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cape May.

Things to do in Ocean City

Outdoors · Golf · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Cape May

The Nation's Oldest Seashore Resort

Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
On the 19th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape May City Beaches, then enjoy the sea views from Cape May Lighthouse, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Wildwood Beach.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cape May trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Ocean City to Cape May takes 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Cape May can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Cape May

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip