47 days in Capital Region USA Itinerary

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Fly to Tri-Cities Regional TN/VA Airport, Drive to Abingdon
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Abingdon
— 5 nights
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Luray
— 4 nights
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Charlottesville
— 4 nights
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Williamsburg
— 5 nights
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Virginia Beach
— 5 nights
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Chincoteague Island
— 4 nights
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Ocean City
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 7 nights
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Baltimore
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Abingdon — 5 nights

Abingdon is a town in Washington County, Virginia, United States, southwest of Roanoke. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Abingdon: Mouth of Wilson (Whitetop Mountain & Grayson Highlands State Park), South Holston River Company (in Bristol) and Hungry Mother State Park (in Marion). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail, take an in-depth tour of The Birthplace of Country Music Museum, stroll through Virginia Creeper Trail Club, and look for gifts at Abingdon Olive Oil Company.

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Melbourne, Australia to Abingdon is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 15 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in August; daily highs in Abingdon reach 32°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Luray.
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Luray — 4 nights

Cabin Capital of Virginia

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Luray: Winchester (Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters & Rocking S Ranch), Shenandoah National Park (Hawksbill Mountain, Skyline Drive, &more) and Shenandoah Valley Cultural Heritage Museum at The Edinburg Mill (in Edinburg). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Luray Caverns, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, hike along Stony Man Mountain Overlook, and sample the fine beverages at Copper Fox Distillery.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Luray travel route planning site.

Getting from Abingdon to Luray by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, train, and car. August in Luray sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Charlottesville.
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Charlottesville — 4 nights

Hoo-Ville

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.
Explore Charlottesville's surroundings by going to Grand Caverns (in Grottoes), Hill Top Berry Farm & Winery (in Nellysford) and Lexington (Virginia Military Institute & Earth, Fire, & Spirit Pottery). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Monticello, appreciate the history behind National D-Day Memorial, don't miss a visit to Les Yeux du Monde, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Charlottesville trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Luray to Charlottesville by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Charlottesville can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Williamsburg.
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Williamsburg — 5 nights

Colonial Capital

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Williamsburg: Newport News (The Noland Trail & The Mariners' Museum and Park) and Smithfield (St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum & Windsor Castle Park). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg, sample the tasty concoctions at Alewerks Brewing Company, take a tour of Jamestown Settlement, and get engrossed in the history at Historic Jamestowne.

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You can drive from Charlottesville to Williamsburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Williamsburg, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Virginia Beach.
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Virginia Beach — 5 nights

The Resort City

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 Riddick's Folly House Museum (in Suffolk) and Blandford Church and Cemetery (in Petersburg). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and explore the world behind art at Chrysler Museum of Art.

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Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Virginia Beach are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Chincoteague Island.
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Chincoteague Island — 4 nights

Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
Spend the 26th (Sat) exploring nature at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. And it doesn't end there: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in the pleasant sights at Chincoteague Island Waterman's Memorial, make a trip to Chincoteague Cultural Alliance, and walk around Donald J. Leonard Park.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Chincoteague Island day trip app.

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Chincoteague Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August in Chincoteague Island, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ocean City.
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Ocean City — 5 nights

The White Marlin Capital of the World

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 Ocean City's surroundings by going to Salisbury (Ben's Red Swings Community Playground, Pemberton Historical Park, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see the top attractions with Ayers Creek Adventures, admire the majestic nature at Assateague State Park, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take a leisurely stroll along Ocean City Boardwalk.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ocean City travel planner.

Traveling by car from Chincoteague Island to Ocean City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ocean City can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Washington DC.
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Washington DC — 7 nights

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 sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, ponder the world of politics at White House, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Washington DC online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Ocean City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Washington DC sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Baltimore.
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Baltimore — 6 nights

City of Firsts

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.
Explore Baltimore's surroundings by going to Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Havre de Grace), Annapolis (Annapolis Historic District & U.S. Naval Academy) and Emmitsburg (National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton & National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes). The adventure continues: try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, browse the exhibits of Baltimore Society of Model Engineers, take a stroll through Fell's Point, and observe the fascinating underwater world at National Aquarium.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Baltimore vacation builder website.

You can drive from Washington DC to Baltimore in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
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