4 days in Washington DC & Virginia Itinerary

4 days in Washington DC & Virginia Itinerary

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4 days in Washington DC & Virginia Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Luray
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC online trip maker .

New York City to Washington DC is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In July in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Luray.

Things to do in Washington DC

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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): trek along Stony Man Mountain Hike, then explore the fascinating underground world of Luray Caverns, and then take an in-depth tour of The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Luray journey app .

You can drive from Washington DC to Luray in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Washington DC in July, plan for little chillier nights in Luray, with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Luray

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Stony Man Mountain Overlook ©
Stony Man Mountain Overlook
Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns
The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum ©

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