11 days in Washington DC, Williamsburg & Arlington Itinerary

11 days in Washington DC, Williamsburg & Arlington Itinerary

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11 days in Washington DC, Williamsburg & Arlington Itinerary

Start: Green Bay
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Williamsburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Washington DC
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Arlington
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Green Bay

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes National Mall, International Spy Museum, National Museum of American History, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, and ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip itinerary builder tool .

Green Bay to Washington DC is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Green Bay to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Green Bay in March, expect Washington DC to be a bit warmer, temps between 55°F and 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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4
nights
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
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: The Mariners' Museum & Park (in Newport News) and Richmond (Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Maymont, & more). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg, look for gifts at The Peanut Shop of Williamsburg, take an in-depth tour of Historic Jamestowne, and make a splash at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Williamsburg trip planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Williamsburg by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In March in Williamsburg, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Richmond, The Mariners' Museum & Park, Yorktown Battlefield
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Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts ©
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

1
night
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
You've now added Washington Monument to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Washington Monument.

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You can drive from Williamsburg to Washington DC in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Williamsburg in March, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 55°F by day to 37°F at night. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Arlington.
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Washington Monument ©
Washington Monument

2
nights
Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier has been added to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Arlington: Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly), National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle) and George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery, take a stroll through Old Town, appreciate the history behind Pentagon Memorial, and don't miss a visit to John F. Kennedy Grave Site.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Arlington tour itinerary builder site .

Arlington is very close to Washington DC. In March, daytime highs in Arlington are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Little Library, National Museum of the Marine Corps, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Old Town, George Washington's Mount Vernon
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

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