19 days in Virginia, Delaware & Maine Itinerary

19 days in Virginia, Delaware & Maine Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Arlington
— 2 nights
2
Williamsburg
— 3 nights
3
Virginia Beach
— 3 nights
4
Rehoboth Beach
— 2 nights
5
Wilmington
— 1 night
6
Portland
— 3 nights
7
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights

2
nights
Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): stroll around Shirlington Dog Park. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, thenstroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and finally don't miss a visit to John F. Kennedy Grave Site.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Arlington online journey maker.

Kansas City to Arlington is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and subway. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, George Washington's Mount Vernon, River Farm
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

3
nights
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Williamsburg is known for historic sites, theme parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg, take an in-depth tour of Historic Jamestowne, pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, and take a tour of Jamestown Settlement.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Williamsburg online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Arlington to Williamsburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg

3
nights
Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
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.
Virginia Beach is known for beaches, zoos & aquariums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk, explore the world behind art at Chrysler Museum of Art, take a tour of Battleship Wisconsin, and explore the galleries of Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Virginia Beach online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rehoboth Beach.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Norfolk
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Tarnished Truth Distilling Company ©
Tarnished Truth Distilling Company
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach

2
nights
Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach ©
The population of the city of Rehoboth Beach expands by 25,000 every summer.
On the 10th (Thu), take a leisurely stroll along Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, thentest your team's savvy at Escape Rehoboth, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Rehoboth Beach Public Beach, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Beach Time Distilling. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Air Mobility Command Museum, thenkick back and relax at Cape Henlopen State Park, and then stroll around George H. P. Smith Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rehoboth Beach trip planner.

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Rehoboth Beach in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, subway, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Virginia Beach in September, expect slightly colder with lows of °F in Rehoboth Beach. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Wilmington.

Things to do in Rehoboth Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lewes, Air Mobility Command Museum
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Cape Henlopen State Park ©
Cape Henlopen State Park
Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk ©
Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk
Air Mobility Command Museum ©
Air Mobility Command Museum

1
night
Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Nemours Estate, thenget engrossed in the history at Hagley Museum and Library, thenget engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, and finally snap pictures at Wooddale Covered Bridge.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Wilmington road trip planner.

You can drive from Rehoboth Beach to Wilmington in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Wilmington

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
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Hagley Museum and Library ©
Hagley Museum and Library
Nemours Estate ©
Nemours Estate
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

3
nights
Portland

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Nubble Lighthouse (in York) and Ogunquit (Perkins Cove & Marginal Way Walkway). And it doesn't end there: visit a coastal fixture at Portland Head Light, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Rising Tide Brewing Company, explore the world behind art at Portland Museum of Art, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Portland itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Wilmington to Portland by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Wilmington in September, expect Portland to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Yarmouth, Ogunquit, Nubble Lighthouse, Portland Head Light
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company

4
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Bar Harbor side-trips: Mount Battie (in Camden), Cellardoor Winery (in Lincolnville) and Vesper Hill Children's Chapel (in Rockport). Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, take in the exciting artwork at Whopaints Gallery, and explore the striking landscape at Schoodic Point.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bar Harbor day trip planning website.

You can drive from Portland to Bar Harbor in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Winter Harbor, Mount Battie, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Cellardoor Winery
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 19:
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The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Frenchman Bay ©
Frenchman Bay

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