9 days in Washington DC & Maine Itinerary

9 days in Washington DC & Maine Itinerary

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9 days in Washington DC & Maine Itinerary

Start: Duluth
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h
2
York
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Camden
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Duluth


4
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.
Family-friendly places like National Air and Space Museum and National Zoological Park will thrill your kids. Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Baltimore to see Horseshoe Casino about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, see the interesting displays at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC road trip planner .

Duluth to Washington DC is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Duluth in March, expect nights in Washington DC to be a bit warmer, around 37°F, while days are warmer, around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to York.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Horseshoe Casino
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

2
nights
York

York ©
York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, then look for all kinds of wild species at Saco Heath, then view the masterpieces at W. Robert Paine Gallery, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, then take in the exciting artwork at Mast Cove Galleries, then look for gifts at Mainely Murders Bookstore, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wells Reserve at Laudholm.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the York day trip website .

Getting from Washington DC to York by combination of flight and car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in April, expect York to be little chillier, temps between 55°F and 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in York

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wells, Kennebunkport, Mainely Murders Bookstore, Saco Heath, Marginal Way Walkway
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Wells Reserve at Laudholm ©
Wells Reserve at Laudholm
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway

2
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): gain insight at Todd Audubon Sanctuary at Hog Island, then admire the engineering at The Swimming Hole At Bristol Dam, and then identify plant and animal life at Dodge Point Public Reserved Land. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Ducktrap Bay Trading Co, then stop by Jo Ellen Designs, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie.

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Drive from York to Camden in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from York in April, expect nights in Camden to be about the same, around 34°F, while days are slightly colder, around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Dodge Point Public Reserved Land, The Swimming Hole At Bristol Dam, Todd Audubon Sanctuary at Hog Island
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Ducktrap Bay Trading Co ©
Ducktrap Bay Trading Co

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