9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel route planner
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Denver
— 2 nights
Fly
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Frederick
— 2 nights
Drive
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Arlington
— 1 night
Drive
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Ocean City
— 1 night
Drive
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Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive
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Williamsburg
— 1 night
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Denver — 2 nights

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Denver: Pikes Peak - America's Mountain (in Cascade), Capital Prize Gold Mine Tour (in Georgetown) and Garden of the Gods (in Colorado Springs). Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Denver Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Molly Brown House Museum, look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Denver vacation builder site.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Denver. In May, daily temperatures in Denver can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Frederick.
Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Side Trips

Frederick — 2 nights

Frederick is a city and the county seat of Frederick County in the U.S. state of Maryland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): go for a walk through Historic Downtown Frederick and then trot along with a tour on horseback. On the next day, take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park and then take an in-depth tour of Shriver House Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Frederick trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Denver to Frederick in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Denver in May, expect Frederick to be somewhat warmer, temps between 74°F and 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Arlington.
Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
Side Trip

Arlington — 1 night

Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and then stroll around Gravelly Point Park.

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Traveling by car from Frederick to Arlington takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Arlington when traveling from Frederick in May, with lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ocean City.
Historic Sites · Parks

Ocean City — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean City Beach, and then take a leisurely stroll along Ocean City Boardwalk.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ocean City tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Arlington to Ocean City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, train, and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Arlington in May: highs in Ocean City hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Virginia Beach.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Virginia Beach — 1 night

Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk, then kick back and relax at Virginia Beach, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Virginia Beach road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Ocean City to Virginia Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ocean City in May: highs in Virginia Beach hover around 77°F, while lows dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Williamsburg.
Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Williamsburg — 1 night

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 25th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Colonial Williamsburg, then take an in-depth tour of Historic Jamestowne, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Williamsburg attractions planner.

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Williamsburg can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Virginia travel guide

4.6
History Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Historic Sites
Old Dominion
The home of the first permanent English colony in the New World, Virginia is a prime holiday destination for those looking to immerse themselves in American heritage. Proud of its colorful history, distinct culture, and southern drawl, Virginians see their state as the place where the imaginary line between the north and the south is drawn. With scenic beauties as diverse as its people, Virginia is a land of rolling hills, rugged mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, and secluded beaches along picturesque bays. Bordered on the east by the Atlantic and the west by the Appalachian Mountains, with rolling farmland in the middle, the state offers countless places to visit for history buffs, nature lovers, and passionate foodies.