15 days in Washington DC & Myrtle Beach Itinerary

15 days in Washington DC & Myrtle Beach Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

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Train to London Heathrow, Fly to Washington DC
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Washington DC
— 7 nights
Fly
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Myrtle Beach
— 6 nights
Drive to Shaw Air Force Base, Fly to Cardiff

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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.
Bring the kids along to National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Venture out of the city with trips to Gettysburg (High Water Mark of the Rebellion Monument, Gettysburg National Military Park, &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online trip itinerary builder.

Cardiff, UK to Washington DC is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of train and flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Cardiff to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Cardiff in August; daily highs in Washington DC reach 36°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to fly to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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Myrtle Beach

— 6 nights
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Family-friendly places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Myrtle Beach SkyWheel will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Myrtle Beach: Huntington Beach State Park (in Murrells Inlet) and Litchfield Beach (in Litchfield Beach). There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, examine the collection at Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum, make a splash at Wild Water & Wheels, and make a trip to Barefoot Landing.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Washington DC to Myrtle Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. In August in Myrtle Beach, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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