A Taste Of The Capital Region

Begins in and ends in Washington, DC

  • 15 Days / 14 Nights
  • April to November
  • Round trip scheduled flights
  • Intermediate 4 door car hire, including insurances and satellite navigation
  • Accommodation as stated
  • Personalised Road Book

From £2449 per person based on twin occupancy of Standard rooms in low season. Other prices available on request.

Day 2, 3

Washington, DC

We’ve allowed two full days for you to experience the vibrant and historical capital city. We suggest visits to the Jefferson and Lincoln Memorials, the Smithsonians many museums, Arlington Cemetery, the Capitol Building and, of course the White House, which is a must on any visit.

Rouge, a Kimpton Hotel
Day 4

Baltimore

39mi / 63km

Next it’s on to Baltimore, affectionately known as ‘Charm City’, which boasts almost three hundred years of history. Take a trip to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, where you can soar 27 storeys into the air at the Top of the World Observation Deck in the World Trade Centre, explore the World War II submarine, Torsk, and visit the National Aquarium.

Hotel Monaco, Baltimore
Day 5

Annapolis

33mi / 53km

Annapolis has a laid-back, maritime feel and some of the most stunning scenery on the east coast. The city’s narrow streets feature historic homes and restored buildings, such as Hammond-Harwood House from the 18th century and Maryland State House: completed back in 1779.

Loews Annapolis Hotel
Day 6

St Michaels

51mi / 82km

Today take the short journey to the beautiful Chesapeake Harbour Town of St Michaels. Known as the ‘town that fooled the British’, it is said that the townspeople hung lanterns in the trees during the War of 1812: causing the cannons to overshoot the houses.

Inn at Perry Cabin
Day 7, 8

Cambridge

27mi / 43km

Heading Southwest today you may wish to visit Tilghman Island, home of Chesapeake Bay’s remaining skipjacks and the small town of Oxford: once a major port and shipbuilding centre. The 1684 port town of Cambridge has many historic homes, buildings and museums.

Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa & Marina
Day 9

Virginia Beach

170mi / 274km

Travel down the Delmarva Peninsula today to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, where you will travel under and over water! Virginia Beach is the world’s longest beach and, at sunset, it comes alive with people enjoying cocktails and heading to one of the many restaurants for a superb dinner.

Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront
Day 10, 11

Williamsburg

60mi / 97km

Colonial Williamsburg is the most extensively restored 18th century town in the USA, so it’s well worth a visit. You may also choose to stop by Jamestown Island, where America’s first English settlement was established.

Kingsmill Resort
Day 12

Charlottesville

122mi / 196km

You may wish to route via Richmond today to see the White House of the Confederacy and Maymount Plantation. Then it’s on to Charlottesville, where you’ll find Montecello, the home of Thomas Jefferson. Sitting atop a mountain in Albermarle, it is described as one of the country’s foremost architectural masterpieces.

Omni Charlottesville Hotel
Day 13, 14

Shenandoah National Park

25mi / 40km

The most scenic drive of your itinerary, the picture perfect setting of Skyline Drive is quite breathtaking. Shenandoah Valley has over 500 miles of hiking trails, winding through lush forests and valleys filled with wildflowers, trickling streams and waterfalls. Luray Caverns are the largest caverns on the east coast and well worth a trip.

Skyland Resort
Day 15

Journey Home

Take the short drive back to the capital, return your rental car and check-in for your flight back to the UK.


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