8 days in Washington DC, Vermont & Acadia National Park Itinerary

8 days in Washington DC, Vermont & Acadia National Park Itinerary

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8 days in Washington DC, Vermont & Acadia National Park Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
+3
train + subway + train + Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Shelburne
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Acadia National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16​h
End: Birmingham

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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC planner .

Birmingham, UK to Washington DC is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Birmingham in June, things will get a bit warmer in Washington DC: highs are around 35°C and lows about 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Shelburne.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Shelburne

Shelburne ©
Shelburne is a town in southwestern Chittenden County, Vermont, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Shelburne Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Shelburne Bay Park, then trek along Burlington Bike Path, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at 1st Republic Brewing Company.

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Fly from Washington DC to Shelburne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in June; daily highs in Shelburne reach 29°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Shelburne

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Burlington Bike Path, 1st Republic Brewing Company
Highlights from your plan
Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum

2
nights
Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park ©
The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): grab your bike and head to Carriage Roads, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bubble Rock, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): hike along Great Head Trail, then hike along Gorham Mountain Trail, and then trek along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Acadia National Park trip itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Shelburne to Acadia National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Shelburne in June: high temperatures in Acadia National Park hover around 23°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Gorham Mountain Trail ©
Gorham Mountain Trail

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