6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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Alexandria
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Washington DC
— 1 night
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Shenandoah National Park
— 1 night
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Charlottesville
— 1 night
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Irvington
— 1 night
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Norfolk
— 1 night

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Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then stop by Old Town, and then shop like a local with Torpedo Factory Art Center.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Alexandria online holiday planner.

Saint Louis to Alexandria is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Saint Louis to Alexandria, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

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Old Town
4.7

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of African American History and Culture, then explore the historical opulence of Smithsonian Institution Building, and finally explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC online trip builder.

Washington DC is just a short distance from Alexandria. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Shenandoah National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
On the 24th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Port Republic Museum and then take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Shenandoah National Park online travel planner.

You can drive from Washington DC to Shenandoah National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Washington DC in August, Shenandoah National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Parks

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Skyline Drive
4.7
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Historic Site
Port Republic Museum
4.4

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Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): learn about all things military at Vietnam War Foundation Museum, gain insight at University of Virginia, and then deepen your understanding at The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio.

For more things to do and other tourist information, use the Charlottesville route builder site.

Getting from Shenandoah National Park to Charlottesville by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August in Charlottesville, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Irvington.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Museums · Historic Sites

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World heritage site
University of Virginia
4.5

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Irvington

Irvington ©
Irvington is a town in Lancaster County, Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Historic Christ Church, then brush up on your military savvy at Deltaville Maritime Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Hughlett Point Natural Area.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Irvington trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Charlottesville to Irvington by car takes about 2.5 hours. August in Irvington sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Norfolk.

Things to do in Irvington

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

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Religious Site
Historic Christ Church
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Military Museum
Deltaville Maritime Museum
4.8

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Norfolk

Norfolk ©
Norfolk formed around a natural harbor that’s home to the world’s largest naval base, which helped cement the city as a keystone for strategic military planning and government.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Chrysler Museum of Art, get advice or help at VisitNorfolk Tourist Information Center, then take an in-depth tour of Fort Monroe's Casemate Museum, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Norfolk route app.

Drive from Irvington to Norfolk in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in August, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Norfolk

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

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