8 days in Fredericksburg & Arlington Itinerary

8 days in Fredericksburg & Arlington Itinerary

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Fredericksburg
— 3 nights
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Arlington
— 4 nights
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Fredericksburg

— 3 nights
Fredericksburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the Eastern United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fredericksburg: Monticello (in Charlottesville) and Luray Caverns (in Luray). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Marine Corps, take in the history at Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, sample the fine beverages at A. Smith Bowman Distillery, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Fredericksburg National Cemetery.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Fredericksburg trip itinerary planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Fredericksburg. In March in Fredericksburg, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 34°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Arlington.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Arlington

— 4 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.
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier has been added to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Arlington side-trips: Catoctin Creek Distillery (in Purcellville), George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon) and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly). The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, grab your bike and head to Conte's Bike Shop, appreciate the history behind U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, and partake in some friendly competition at Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Arlington road trip planner.

You can drive from Fredericksburg to Arlington in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of train and subway; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Arlington are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Arlington

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips