12 days in Arlington & Cascade Itinerary

12 days in Arlington & Cascade Itinerary

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Arlington
— 6 nights
2
Cascade
— 5 nights

6
nights
Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Bring the kids along to Arlington National Cemetery and U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial. Explore Arlington's surroundings by going to Frying Pan Farm Park (in Herndon), George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon) and Luray (Cooter's in Luray, Luray Caverns, &more). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, pause for some photo ops at Pentagon Memorial, stroll around Glencarlyn Park, and grab your bike and head to Conte's Bike Shop.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Arlington driving holiday tool.

Washington DC to Arlington is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a subway; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cascade.

Things to do in Arlington

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Luray, Frying Pan Farm Park, George Washington's Mount Vernon, Silver Eagle Group, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns
Mount Vernon Trail ©
Mount Vernon Trail

5
nights
Cascade

Cascade ©
Cascade is an unincorporated community and U.S. Family-friendly places like North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop and Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cascade: Pikes Peak Historical Society Museum (in Florissant), Victor (Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum, Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Company, &more) and Cripple Creek (Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine & Phantom Canyon Road). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at St Mary's Alice, immerse yourself in nature at Mueller State Park, and admire the sheer force of Crystal Falls.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Cascade road trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Arlington to Cascade. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In July, Cascade is a bit cooler than Arlington - with highs of °F and lows of °F. You will leave for home on the 31st (Fri).

Things to do in Cascade

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Victor, Colorado, Divide, Cripple Creek, Crystal Falls
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North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Mueller State Park
Mueller State Park

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