15 days in Arlington & Carmel Itinerary

15 days in Arlington & Carmel Itinerary

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Arlington

— 7 nights

National History, Local Flavor

Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Arlington: Knill's Farm Market (in Mount Airy), Gettysburg (Leister farm - Meade's Headquarters, Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, &more) and Chantilly (Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center & Mustang Sally Brewing Company). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, stroll around Shirlington Dog Park, get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and appreciate the history behind Canadian Cross of Sacrifice.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Arlington day trip planner.

Washington DC to Arlington is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a subway. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Carmel.

Things to do in Arlington

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Carmel

— 7 nights
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Carmel is known for nature, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, cruise along 17-Mile Drive, and see the interesting displays at Sunset Cultural Center.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Carmel road trip site.

Getting from Arlington to Carmel by flight takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and taxi. Traveling from Arlington to Carmel, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Arlington in July, plan for colder days in Carmel, with highs around 69°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Outdoors · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips