8 days in Pottsville, New Rochelle & Washington DC Itinerary

8 days in Pottsville, New Rochelle & Washington DC Itinerary

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8 days in Pottsville, New Rochelle & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Drive:  8​h
1
Pottsville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
New Rochelle
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
End: Detroit

2
nights
Pottsville

Pottsville ©
Pottsville is a city in, and the county seat of, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. Popular historic sites such as Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site and Episcopal Parish of St. Mark and St. John are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The National Centre for Padre Pio and Jerry's Classic Cars and Collectibles Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Pottsville: World of Little League: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store (in South Williamsport), Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area (in Kleinfeltersville) and French Creek Heritage Trail (in Phoenixville). There's more to do: look for gifts at Port Clinton Peanut Shop.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Pottsville trip itinerary planning app .

Detroit to Pottsville is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Detroit in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Pottsville, with highs around 63°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to New Rochelle.

Things to do in Pottsville

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

World of Little League: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store, French Creek Heritage Trail, The National Centre for Padre Pio, Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area, Episcopal Parish of St. Mark and St. John
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2
nights
New Rochelle

New Rochelle ©
New Rochelle is a city in Westchester County, New York, United States, in the southeastern portion of the state.In 2007, the city had a population of 73,260, making it the seventh-largest in the state of New York. On the 7th (Tue), examine the collection at Cradle of Aviation Museum, then contemplate the long history of Queens County Farm Museum, and then walk around Glen Island Park. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site and then admire the masterpieces at Nassau County Museum of Art.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our New Rochelle visit planner .

You can drive from Pottsville to New Rochelle in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in April, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New Rochelle

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Nassau County Museum of Art, Queens County Farm Museum, Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, Cradle of Aviation Museum
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Cradle of Aviation Museum ©
Cradle of Aviation Museum
Queens County Farm Museum ©
Queens County Farm Museum
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site ©

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pentagon Memorial as well as George Washington's Mount Vernon. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of George Washington's Mount Vernon, then get engrossed in the history at Smithsonian American Art Museum, and then explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Pentagon Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and finally appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC journey maker site .

Explore your travel options from New Rochelle to Washington DC with the Route module. When traveling from New Rochelle in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Washington DC, with highs around 68°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. You will leave for home on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arlington, George Washington's Mount Vernon
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Smithsonian American Art Museum ©
Smithsonian American Art Museum
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery

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