32 days in Capital Region USA Itinerary

32 days in Capital Region USA Itinerary

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32 days in Capital Region USA Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + Drive:  23​h
1
Frederick
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Luray
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Charlottesville
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Williamsburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Virginia Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Chincoteague Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Washington DC
— 6 nights
+2
subway + bus + Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Ahmedabad

3
nights
Frederick

Frederick ©
Frederick is a city and the county seat of Frederick County in the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Frederick: Frog Eye Farm (in Knoxville), Sharpsburg (Tolson's Chapel & Antietam National Battlefield) and Rocking S Ranch (in Winchester). And it doesn't end there: get your game on at Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience, don't miss a visit to Community Bridge Mural, walk around Baker Park, and take an in-depth tour of Washington County Rural Heritage Museum.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Frederick day trip planning website .

Ahmedabad, India to Frederick is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Ahmedabad to Frederick. Traveling from Ahmedabad in May, expect Frederick to be cooler, temps between 27°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Luray.

Things to do in Frederick

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sharpsburg, Frog Eye Farm, Lockhouse 49 - C&O Canal Trust, Washington County Rural Heritage Museum, Rocking S Ranch
Find places to stay May 16 — 19:
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Rocking S Ranch ©
Rocking S Ranch
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience ©

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Luray

Luray ©
Nestled in the heart of the valley formed by the Shenandoah River, Luray draws visitors with a vast underground cavern system adorned with stalactites, stalagmites, and mirrored pools.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Luray: Shenandoah National Park (Bearfence Mountain & Appalachian Trail). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Stony Man Mountain Hike, take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and trek along Whiteoak Canyon Falls.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Luray travel route website .

You can drive from Frederick to Luray in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Luray

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Shenandoah National Park, Whiteoak Canyon Falls, Copper Fox Distillery
Find places to stay May 19 — 23:
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Stony Man Mountain Hike ©
Stony Man Mountain Hike
Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns
Bearfence Mountain ©
Bearfence Mountain

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Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
Venture out of the city with trips to Old Rag Mountain Hike (in Shenandoah National Park), Lynchburg (Presbyterian Cemetery & Blackwater Creek Trail) and National D-Day Memorial (in Bedford). Spend the 26th (Sun) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Monticello, trek along Saunders-Monticello Trail, explore the world behind art at Jefferson School African American Heritage Center, and explore and take pictures at Open Gate Farm.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Charlottesville sightseeing planning tool .

You can drive from Luray to Charlottesville in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Lynchburg, National D-Day Memorial, Old Rag Mountain Hike, Open Gate Farm, Finders Keepers
Find places to stay May 23 — 27:
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National D-Day Memorial ©
National D-Day Memorial
Monticello ©
Monticello
Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike

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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.
Explore Williamsburg's surroundings by going to The Mariners' Museum & Park (in Newport News) and Smithfield (Windsor Castle Park & St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 31st (Fri) at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, admire the masterpieces at Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, and step aboard Jamestown Settlement.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Charlottesville to Williamsburg in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Williamsburg are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Smithfield, The Mariners' Museum & Park
Find places to stay May 27 — 31:
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St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Virginia Beach to Norfolk to see Weyanoke Bird and Wildflower Sanctuary about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk, admire the masterpieces at Chrysler Museum of Art, explore and take pictures at Battleship Wisconsin, and kick back and relax at Sandbridge Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Virginia Beach day trip planning tool .

Getting from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. May in Virginia Beach sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Norfolk
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 4:
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Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Military Aviation Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum

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nights
Chincoteague Island

Chincoteague Island ©
Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
Step out of Chincoteague Island to go to Snow Hill and see Julia A. Purnell Museum, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Spend the 5th (Wed) exploring nature at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, enjoy the sea views from Assateague Lighthouse, head outdoors with Donald J. Leonard, and take in the exciting artwork at Tryfan Gallery.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Chincoteague Island day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Chincoteague Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Wildlife Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Assateague Lighthouse, Chincoteague Bay Field Station, Julia A. Purnell Museum
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 8:
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Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge ©
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Museum of Chincoteague ©
Museum of Chincoteague

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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.
Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore--about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Washington DC route site .

Drive from Chincoteague Island to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Horseshoe Casino
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 14:
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art