8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Baltimore
— 1 day
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Gettysburg
— 1 night
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Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Lewes
— 1 night

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Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): examine the collection at B&O Railroad Museum and then try to win big at Horseshoe Casino.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Baltimore trip builder site.

New York City to Baltimore is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. January in Baltimore sees daily highs of 42°F and lows of 29°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Baltimore

Museums · Fun & Games · Casinos
Highlights from your plan
B&O Railroad Museum ©
B&O Railroad Museum
Horseshoe Casino ©
Horseshoe Casino

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Gettysburg

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.
On the 5th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Eisenhower National Historic Site, examine the collection at Gettysburg Diorama, then stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Shriver House Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg vacation tool.

You can drive from Baltimore to Gettysburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and car; or fly. Traveling from Baltimore in January, things will get a bit cooler in Gettysburg: highs are around 37°F and lows about 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Eisenhower National Historic Site ©
Eisenhower National Historic Site
Shriver House Museum ©
Shriver House Museum
Gettysburg National Cemetery ©
Gettysburg National Cemetery

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Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
On the 6th (Wed), do a tasting at 868 Estate Vineyards, then do a tasting at Sunset Hills Vineyard, then sample the fine beverages at Catoctin Creek Distillery, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Corcoran Brewing.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Harpers Ferry trip planner.

Getting from Gettysburg to Harpers Ferry by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. In January in Harpers Ferry, expect temperatures between 41°F during the day and 22°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Purcellville
Highlights from your plan
868 Estate Vineyards ©
868 Estate Vineyards
Catoctin Creek Distillery ©
Catoctin Creek Distillery
Sunset Hills Vineyard ©
Sunset Hills Vineyard

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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.
Get some historical perspective at The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Capitol Hill. Let the collections at Renwick Gallery and Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle) and Fredericksburg (Chatham Manor & Old Town). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and admire the masterpieces at The Phillips Collection.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip site.

You can drive from Harpers Ferry to Washington DC in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Washington DC when traveling from Harpers Ferry in January, with lows around 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Lewes.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, National Museum of the Marine Corps, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Old Town
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Museum of the Marine Corps
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Lewes

Lewes ©
Lewes is an incorporated city on the Delaware Bay in eastern Sussex County, Delaware. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): kick back and relax at Rehoboth Beach Public Beach, kick back and relax at Lewes Beach, and then immerse yourself in nature at Cape Henlopen State Park.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lewes trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Washington DC to Lewes by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In January, daily temperatures in Lewes can reach 44°F, while at night they dip to 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Lewes

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Rehoboth Beach Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cape Henlopen State Park ©
Cape Henlopen State Park
Lewes Beach ©
Lewes Beach

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