11 days in Washington DC & Hampton Itinerary

11 days in Washington DC & Hampton Itinerary

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11 days in Washington DC & Hampton Itinerary

Start: Rapid City
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Washington DC
— 6 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2​h 45​min
2
Hampton
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Rapid City

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg National Military Park, & more) and Old Rag Mountain Hike (in Shenandoah National Park). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC travel route builder website .

Rapid City to Washington DC is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Rapid City in June, expect Washington DC to be a bit warmer, temps between 86°F and 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hampton.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Old Rag Mountain Hike
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

4
nights
Hampton

Hampton ©
Hampton is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Change things up with these side-trips from Hampton: Williamsburg (Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown Settlement, & more). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Fort Monroe's Casemate Museum, appreciate the history behind Fort Monroe National Monument, identify plant and animal life at Grandview Nature Preserve, and walk around Sandy Bottom Nature Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Hampton online trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Washington DC to Hampton in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. June in Hampton sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hampton

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trip

Williamsburg
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Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Water Country USA ©
Water Country USA
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

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