8 days in Washington DC, Ledyard & Newport Itinerary

8 days in Washington DC, Ledyard & Newport Itinerary

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Washington DC
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Ledyard
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Newport
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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and then try to win big at Horseshoe Casino.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC day trip planning website.

Port Orange to Washington DC is an approximately 12-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Port Orange in April, things will get slightly colder in Washington DC: highs are around 68°F and lows about 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ledyard.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games

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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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Ledyard

Ledyard ©
Ledyard is a town in New London County, Connecticut, United States, located along the Thames River. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): stop by The Book Barn, learn about winemaking at Stonington Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Jonathan Edwards Winery, then try to win big at Foxwoods Resort Casino, and finally pause for some photo ops at Rainmaker Statue.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ledyard sightseeing site.

You can drive from Washington DC to Ledyard in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in April, expect Ledyard to be slightly colder, temps between 56°F and 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Ledyard

Wineries · Casinos · Shopping · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Jonathan Edwards Winery ©
Jonathan Edwards Winery
The Book Barn ©
The Book Barn
Foxwoods Resort Casino ©
Foxwoods Resort Casino

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Newport

Newport ©

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
For shopping fun, head to Thames Glass or Arthur Moniz Art Gallery. Museum-lovers will get to explore Plimoth Plantation and Heritage Museums & Gardens. Spend the 2nd (Thu) exploring nature at Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Breakers, make a trip to Thames Street, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Newport road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ledyard to Newport takes 1.5 hours. April in Newport sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Museums · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
The Breakers ©
The Breakers

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