8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Richmond
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Richmond
— 1 day
2
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Cleveland
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
White Sulphur Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
End: Richmond

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Richmond

Richmond
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Richmond online trip maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Richmond. In May, daily temperatures in Richmond can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. You'll set off for Washington DC on the 13th (Wed).

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Horseshoe Casino (in Baltimore) and Gettysburg National Military Park (in Gettysburg). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Richmond to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Horseshoe Casino, Gettysburg National Military Park
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
On the 18th (Mon), walk around The Mall, then try your luck at JACK Cleveland Casino, then enjoy some friendly competition at Bay Lanes Bowling, and finally walk around Rocky River Reservation. On your second day here, examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, then admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, and then browse the exhibits of A Christmas Story House.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Cleveland planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Cleveland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in May, plan for little chillier days in Cleveland, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to White Sulphur Springs.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Bay Lanes Bowling
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The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Bay Lanes Bowling ©
Bay Lanes Bowling

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White Sulphur Springs

White Sulphur Springs ©
White Sulphur Springs is a city in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): do a tasting at Watts Roost Vineyard, then explore the fascinating underground world of Lost World Caverns, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Blue Bend Recreation Area.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the White Sulphur Springs road trip planning site .

Getting from Cleveland to White Sulphur Springs by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Cleveland in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in White Sulphur Springs, with lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in White Sulphur Springs

Parks Wineries Wildlife

Side Trip

Lewisburg
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Lost World Caverns ©
Lost World Caverns
Watts Roost Vineyard ©
Watts Roost Vineyard

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