13 days in Washington DC & Lincoln Itinerary

13 days in Washington DC & Lincoln Itinerary

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13 days in Washington DC & Lincoln Itinerary

Start: Norfolk
bus:  5​h 30​min
1
Washington DC
— 9 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Lincoln
— 2 nights
End: Lincoln

9
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, & more), Knill's Farm Market (in Mount Airy) and Horseshoe Casino (in Baltimore). The adventure continues: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and browse the collection at Library of Congress.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip planning site .

Norfolk to Washington DC is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Norfolk to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Norfolk in October since evenings lows in Washington DC dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lincoln.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington, Roddy Road Covered Bridge, Horseshoe Casino, Knill's Farm Market
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2
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. Explore Lincoln's surroundings by going to Omaha (Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center, Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge, & more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museum of American Speed, get a sense of history and politics at Nebraska State Capitol, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Mary Catholic Church, and take in nature's colorful creations at Sunken Gardens.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lincoln visit planning site .

Fly from Washington DC to Lincoln in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Lincoln is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Washington DC in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Lincoln, with lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

Omaha
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Museum of American Speed ©
Museum of American Speed
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Hamann Rose Garden ©
Hamann Rose Garden

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