30 days in Northern Virginia Itinerary

30 days in Northern Virginia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Purcellville
— 15 nights
2
Alexandria
— 14 nights

15
nights
Purcellville

Purcellville ©
Purcellville is a town in Loudoun County, Virginia, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Purcellville: Sterling (Rebounderz Indoor Trampoline Arena, Potomack Lakes Sportsplex, &more), Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly) and Sky Meadows State Park (in Delaplane). There's much more to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at The Washington & Old Dominion Trail, get your game on at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Loudoun, relax in the rural setting at Great Country Farms, and identify plant and animal life at Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Purcellville trip itinerary builder site.

Washington DC to Purcellville is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Washington DC in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Purcellville, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Alexandria.

Things to do in Purcellville

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Leesburg, Sterling, Bluemont, Sperryville, Culpeper
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Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Frying Pan Farm Park ©
Frying Pan Farm Park
Raven Rocks ©
Raven Rocks

14
nights
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Venture out of the city with trips to Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts (in Vienna), Occoquan River (in Occoquan) and Great Falls Park (in McLean). There's much more to do: stop by Old Town, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, grab your bike and head to Mount Vernon Trail, and stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Alexandria sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Purcellville to Alexandria in 1.5 hours. September in Alexandria sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Arlington, Fredericksburg, Springfield, Lorton, Mount Vernon
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Great Falls Park ©
Great Falls Park
Mount Vernon Trail ©
Mount Vernon Trail