9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
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Richmond
— Few hours
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Charlottesville
— 1 night
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Lexington
— 1 night
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Appomattox
— 1 day

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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.
On the 3rd (Sun), see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum and then appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, browse the collection at Library of Congress, then ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and finally learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Washington DC trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Asheville to Washington DC is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Washington DC when traveling from Asheville in October, with lows around 54°F. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Washington DC

Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Washington Monument ©
Washington Monument

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Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©

The Resort City

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.
For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Virginia Beach trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Virginia Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Virginia Beach can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Richmond.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center ©

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Richmond

Richmond ©

The River City

The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Maymont, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Cemetery, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at African Burial Ground.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Richmond holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Richmond takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Virginia Beach in October, Richmond is a bit cooler at night with lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hollywood Cemetery ©
Hollywood Cemetery
Maymont ©
Maymont
African Burial Ground ©
African Burial Ground

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Charlottesville

Charlottesville

Hoo-Ville

Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Charlottesville itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Richmond to Charlottesville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Charlottesville sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 49°F at night. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lexington.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Parks · Wineries · Outdoors · Museums

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Lexington

Lexington ©
Home to two prestigious educational institutions, Lexington was founded in 1778.
On the 8th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Lee Chapel and Museum, deepen your understanding at Virginia Military Institute, and then take in the pleasant sights at Dinosaur Kingdom II. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Stonewall Jackson House, then view the masterpieces at Earth, Fire, & Spirit Pottery, then Head underground at Caverns At Natural Bridge, and finally contemplate the long history of Natural Bridge State Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lexington trip planner.

Drive from Charlottesville to Lexington in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. When traveling from Charlottesville in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Lexington: temperatures range from 59°F by day to 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Appomattox.

Things to do in Lexington

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Lee Chapel and Museum ©
Lee Chapel and Museum
Virginia Military Institute ©
Virginia Military Institute
Natural Bridge State Park ©
Natural Bridge State Park

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Appomattox

Appomattox
Appomattox is a town in Appomattox County, Virginia, United States. To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Appomattox trip planner.

Drive from Lexington to Appomattox in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Lexington in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Appomattox: temperatures range from 70°F by day to 47°F at night. On the 10th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Appomattox

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

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