7 days in Mid Atlantic Itinerary

7 days in Mid Atlantic Itinerary

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New York City
— 1 night
2
Gettysburg
— 1 night
3
Ocean City
— 3 nights
4
Virginia Beach
— 1 night

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New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): stroll through Central Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, take a stroll through Times Square, then take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and finally stroll around The High Line.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New York City sightseeing site.

Detroit to New York City is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Detroit in October: high temperatures in New York City hover around 70°F and lows are around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Neighborhoods
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
On the 5th (Mon), stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, then stroll around Gettysburg National Military Park, then take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg online route planner.

You can drive from New York City to Gettysburg in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New York City in October, Gettysburg is slightly colder at night with lows of 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ocean City.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Horseback Riding Tours

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nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge and Dewey Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Cape Henlopen State Park and Ocean City Beach. When in Ocean City, make a side trip to see Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk in Rehoboth Beach, approximately Rehoboth Beach away. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Ocean City Boardwalk.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ocean City trip maker app.

You can drive from Gettysburg to Ocean City in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. October in Ocean City sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Ocean City

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Dewey Beach, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, Cape Henlopen State Park
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Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge ©
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
Cape Henlopen State Park ©
Cape Henlopen State Park
Ocean City Beach ©
Ocean City Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Military Aviation Museum, take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Virginia Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Virginia Beach trip app.

Drive from Ocean City to Virginia Beach in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in October, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums · Outdoors · Parks
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Military Aviation Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk

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