12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly:  12​h
1
Washington DC
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Front Royal
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Richmond
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
4
Williamsburg
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Richmond
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Vienna

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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.
Plan my trip to Washington DC with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Vienna, Austria to Washington DC is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Vienna in October: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 25°C and lows are around 14°C. On the 24th (Thu), you're off toFront Royal.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Nightlife Tours

1
night
Front Royal

Front Royal ©
Front Royal is a town in Warren County, Virginia, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Skyline Caverns, Luray Caverns and Skyline Drive.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Front Royal sightseeing planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Front Royal by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in October, Front Royal is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Richmond.

Things to do in Front Royal

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Skyline Drive, Luray Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Skyline Caverns ©
Skyline Caverns
Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns

3
nights
Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Virginia Museum of History & Culture and Science Museum of Virginia. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Belle Isle and then experience rural life at Maymont. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, then get engrossed in the history at Virginia Museum of History & Culture, then engage your brain at Science Museum of Virginia, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery - Richmond.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Richmond road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Front Royal to Richmond takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Front Royal in October, expect nights in Richmond to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Richmond

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts ©
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Science Museum of Virginia ©
Science Museum of Virginia
Virginia Museum of History & Culture ©

1
day
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nauticus as well as Jamestown Settlement. On the 28th (Mon), steep yourself in history at George Wythe House, steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg, then step aboard Jamestown Settlement, and finally see the interesting displays at Nauticus.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Williamsburg travel planner .

Traveling by train from Richmond to Williamsburg takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Nauticus
Highlights from your plan
George Wythe House ©
George Wythe House
Nauticus ©
Nauticus
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg

1
night
Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes First Landing State Park, Virginia Beach Boardwalk and Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center. On the 29th (Tue), meet the residents at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, then take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Henry Lighthouse, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at First Landing State Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Virginia Beach trip builder .

Drive from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. October in Virginia Beach sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Richmond.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
First Landing State Park ©
First Landing State Park
Cape Henry Lighthouse ©
Cape Henry Lighthouse

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nights
Richmond

Richmond ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. On the 30th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Richmond trip planner.

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Richmond in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Virginia Beach in October, Richmond is a bit cooler at night with lows of 12°C. You'll set off for Washington DC on the 1st (Fri).

Things to do in Richmond

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden ©
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC
Your list of things to see and do now includes National Zoological Park, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, National Air and Space Museum, and other attractions.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip planner .

You can drive from Richmond to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. On the 3rd (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Capitol Hill
Capitol Hill
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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