8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cherry Hill
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Intercourse
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Front Royal
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Shenandoah National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Luray
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
6
Cape Charles
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Chincoteague Island
— Few hours
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Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
End: Cherry Hill

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Intercourse

Intercourse
Intercourse is an unincorporated village and census-designated place in Leacock Township, Lancaster County in the U.S. On the 12th (Thu), stop by Kitchen Kettle Village.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Intercourse online tour builder .

Cherry Hill to Intercourse is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In September, daily temperatures in Intercourse can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Front Royal.

Things to do in Intercourse

Parks Shopping Fun & Games
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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park and then take in the history at Abraham Lincoln Statue. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Monument to Major General George Gordon Meade, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Antietam National Cemetery, and then admire the majestic nature at Fort Frederick State Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Gettysburg trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Intercourse to Gettysburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Gettysburg can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Front Royal.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Wildwood Park, Fort Frederick State Park, Antietam National Cemetery
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Wildwood Park ©
Wildwood Park
Antietam National Cemetery ©
Antietam National Cemetery

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Front Royal

Front Royal
Front Royal is a town in Warren County, Virginia, United States. For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Front Royal visit planner .

Drive from Intercourse to Front Royal in 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Front Royal are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. You will leave for Luray on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Front Royal

Wineries Parks Outdoors
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Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mary's Rock Summit Trail, Dark Hollow Falls and Skyline Drive. On the 13th (Fri), admire the sheer force of Dark Hollow Falls, hike along Mary's Rock Summit Trail, take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive, then hike along Limberlost Trail, then take in the dramatic scenery at Rose River Falls, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Shenandoah River Adventures and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elkwallow Picnic Area.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Shenandoah National Park itinerary website .

Getting from Front Royal to Shenandoah National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Shenandoah National Park can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. You'll set off for Luray on the 15th (Sun).

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
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Dark Hollow Falls ©
Dark Hollow Falls
Mary's Rock Summit Trail ©
Mary's Rock Summit Trail
Rose River Falls ©
Rose River Falls

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Luray Caverns.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Luray online journey builder .

Traveling by car from Shenandoah National Park to Luray takes 1.5 hours. In September in Luray, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Charles.

Things to do in Luray

Parks Nature
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Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns

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Cape Charles

Cape Charles
Cape Charles is a town in Northampton County, Virginia, United States. On the 14th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Charles Beach, then look for gifts at Gull Hummock Gourmet Market, then snap pictures at Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Kiptopeke State Park. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Hughlett Point Natural Area.

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Traveling by car from Luray to Cape Charles takes 4.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Cape Charles when traveling from Luray in September, with lows around 66°F. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Cape Charles

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Hughlett Point Natural Area
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 18:

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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.
For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Chincoteague Island online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Cape Charles to Chincoteague Island takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Chincoteague Island can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. You'll set off for home on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

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