60 days in Capital Region USA Itinerary

60 days in Capital Region USA Itinerary

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Charlottesville
— 4 nights
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Fredericksburg
— 6 nights
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Williamsburg
— 6 nights
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Virginia Beach
— 6 nights
5
Chincoteague Island
— 5 nights
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Ocean City
— 5 nights
7
Baltimore
— 5 nights
8
Washington DC
— 8 nights
9
Winchester
— 5 nights
10
Luray
— 6 nights
11
Bedford
— 3 nights

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Charlottesville: Seamans’ Orchard (in Roseland), Sandy River Outdoor Adventures (in Rice) and Appomattox Court House National Historical Park (in Appomattox). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Monticello, relax in the rural setting at Carter Mountain Orchard, test your problem-solving skills at Crack The Code Escape Room, and view the masterpieces at C'ville Arts: A Cooperative Gallery.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Charlottesville trip itinerary builder.

Atlanta to Charlottesville is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Atlanta in September, Charlottesville is slightly colder at night with lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Staunton, Seamans’ Orchard, Sandy River Outdoor Adventures, Virginia Military Institute, Open Gate Farm
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 5:
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Sandy River Outdoor Adventures ©
Sandy River Outdoor Adventures
Monticello ©
Monticello
Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike

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Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
Fredericksburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the Eastern United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fredericksburg: Menokin (in Warsaw), Belle Grove Plantation (in King George) and Bayside Marina (in Colonial Beach). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at National Museum of the Marine Corps, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, head outdoors with Cavalier Sporting Clays, and join the crowd at Dominion Speedway.

Make your Fredericksburg itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Charlottesville to Fredericksburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Fredericksburg sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

National Museum of the Marine Corps, Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center, Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, Menokin, Belle Grove Plantation
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 11:
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National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Museum of the Marine Corps
A. Smith Bowman Distillery ©
A. Smith Bowman Distillery
Menokin ©
Menokin

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Newport News (The Noland Trail & The Mariners' Museum & Park) and Smithfield (St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum & Windsor Castle Park). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg, whizz through the canopy at Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, and take a tour of Jamestown Settlement.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Williamsburg trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to Williamsburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Williamsburg are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Yorktown, Newport News, Smithfield
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 17:
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St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne

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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.
Explore Virginia Beach's surroundings by going to Hickory Ridge Farm (in Chesapeake), Keystone Tractor Works (in Colonial Heights) and Blandford Church and Cemetery (in Petersburg). Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk, take a memorable tour with The Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and step aboard Battleship Wisconsin.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Virginia Beach road trip planning site.

Getting from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Virginia Beach are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Norfolk, Hickory Ridge Farm, Keystone Tractor Works, Blandford Church and Cemetery
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 23:
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Tarnished Truth Distilling Company ©
Tarnished Truth Distilling Company
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Military Aviation Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chincoteague Island: Crisfield (Janes Island State Park & Crisfield Heritage Foundation). Spend the 24th (Thu) exploring nature at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with Captain Dan's Around the Island Tours, walk around Chincoteague Veteran's Memorial Park, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Depot, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of Chincoteague.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Chincoteague Island route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Chincoteague Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In September in Chincoteague Island, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Ocean City.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Crisfield, Chincoteague Bay Field Station
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 28:
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Captain Dan's Around the Island Tours ©
Captain Dan's Around the Island Tours
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge ©
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
Chincoteague Cultural Alliance ©
Chincoteague Cultural Alliance

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Ocean City

Ocean City ©
One of the country's favorite vacation resorts, Ocean City draws nearly 8 million visitors annually with its oceanfront boardwalk, clean beaches, and amusement parks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ocean City: Snow Hill (Pocomoke River Cruises & Bishop's Stock Fine Art, Craft & Wine) and Salisbury (Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art & Salisbury Zoo). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Ocean City Boardwalk, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Seacrets Distilling Company, enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean City Beach, and let your taste buds guide you at OC Foodie Tour.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ocean City journey planner.

You can drive from Chincoteague Island to Ocean City in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Ocean City can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Baltimore.

Things to do in Ocean City

Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Berlin, Snow Hill, Salisbury
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 3:
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Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art ©
Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art
Ocean City Boardwalk ©
Ocean City Boardwalk
Ocean City Beach ©
Ocean City Beach

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Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Baltimore: Community Bridge Mural (in Frederick), National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes (in Emmitsburg) and Annapolis (Boat Tours & Water Sports, U.S. Naval Academy, &more). The adventure continues: try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, examine the collection at Baltimore Society of Model Engineers, observe the fascinating underwater world at National Aquarium, and sample the fine beverages at Sagamore Spirit Distillery.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Baltimore day trip planner.

You can drive from Ocean City to Baltimore in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Baltimore sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Annapolis, Community Bridge Mural, National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes, Kinder Farm Park, Larriland Farm
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 8:
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Sagamore Spirit Distillery ©
Sagamore Spirit Distillery
Horseshoe Casino ©
Horseshoe Casino
U.S. Naval Academy ©
U.S. Naval Academy

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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.
Take a break from Washington DC with a short trip to Mount Vernon Trail in Arlington, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC road trip planning site.

Drive from Baltimore to Washington DC in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Winchester.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 16:
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©

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Winchester

Winchester ©
Winchester is an independent city located in the northwestern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Winchester: Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg), Cumberland (Great Allegheny Passage & Charis Winery) and Cascade Falls (in Pembroke). Spend the 20th (Tue) exploring nature at C&O Canal Trust. There's much more to do: wander the wide-open spaces of Rocking S Ranch, explore the landscape on two wheels at The Washington & Old Dominion Trail, get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, and immerse yourself in nature at Sky Meadows State Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Winchester trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Washington DC to Winchester in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Washington DC in October, Winchester is slightly colder at night with lows of 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Luray.

Things to do in Winchester

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cumberland, Sky Meadows State Park, C&O Canal Trust, The Washington & Old Dominion Trail, Antietam National Battlefield
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Rocking S Ranch ©
Rocking S Ranch
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
Great Allegheny Passage ©
Great Allegheny Passage

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Luray side-trips: A Dream Come True Playground (in Harrisonburg), Shenandoah National Park (Skyline Drive & Dean Cemetery) and Mt. Crawford Creamery (in Mount Crawford). And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Luray Caverns, take a pleasant ride with Jordan Hollow Stables, take an in-depth tour of The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum, and get in touch with nature with Hiking & Camping Tours.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Luray fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Winchester to Luray in 1.5 hours. In October in Luray, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bedford.

Things to do in Luray

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Shenandoah National Park, Front Royal, Copper Fox Distillery, A Dream Come True Playground, Jordan Hollow Stables
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 27:
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Jordan Hollow Stables ©
Jordan Hollow Stables
Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns
Stony Man Mountain Overlook ©
Stony Man Mountain Overlook

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Bedford

Bedford ©
Bedford is an incorporated town and former independent city located within Bedford County in the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Bedford side-trips: Smith Mountain Lake State Park (in Huddleston), Philpott Lake (in Bassett) and Smith Mountain Lake (in Moneta). There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at National D-Day Memorial, admire the sheer force of Roaring Run Falls, admire the striking features of Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest, and examine the collection at Bedford Museum & Genealogical Library.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bedford day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Luray to Bedford takes 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Bedford are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bedford

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Smith Mountain Lake State Park, Roaring Run Falls, Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest, Philpott Lake, Smith Mountain Lake
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
National D-Day Memorial ©
National D-Day Memorial
A.J. Gross & Sons Orchard ©
A.J. Gross & Sons Orchard
Bedford Museum & Genealogical Library ©
Bedford Museum & Genealogical Library