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Historic Cities of the Mid-Atlantic Road Trip

  • Washington DC
  • Baltimore
  • Philadelphia
  • Gettysburg
  • Luray
  • 11 nights from
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  • Trip Code: SD-1092

Holiday Overview

Historic Cities of the Mid-Atlantic - a great USA Road trip


Enjoy some of the delightful cities and countryside of Mid- Atlantic USA on this fly drive holiday. Starting off in Washington DC, see the Whitehouse, Capitol Hill & the Smithsonian Museums. In adjacent Baltimore, see the Inner Harbour and perhaps visit the USS Constellation, a sloop dating from the civil war. Philadelphia houses the famous Liberty Bell and gives you  chance to let loose your inner “Rocky Balboa”. Journey through Amish Country en route to Gettysburg, famous for one of the civil wars pivotal battles and Abraham Lincoln’s 1863 address. Finally spend time in rural Luray, gateway to the Shenandoah National Park.

11 nights 12 days

Start / Finish Washington

States Visited: Washington DC, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia.


Historic Cities of the Mid-Atlantic Road Trip includes:

  • Self-Drive directions and information packet at hotel upon arrival
  • Compact Car with Gold Cover - Unlimited mileage, Full tank of fuel, 3 additional drivers, Collision Damage Waiver (CDW), $1 million liability coverage, Zero excess in the USA
  • 3 nights accommodation Washington
  • 2 nights accommodation Baltimore
  • 2 nights accommodation Philadelphia
  • 2 nights accommodation Gettysburg
  • 2 nights accommodation Luray
  • Ticket for Old Town Trolley D.C. and Gettysburg Battlefield Tour

Day 1 - Washington, DC

Arrive Washington DC. Check-in to hotel.

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Embassy Row Hotel


Day 2 - Washington, DC

Board a city tour (incl): See Capitol Hill, White House, Washington Monument, Memorials. Spend time strolling the streets of Georgetown.

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Embassy Row Hotel


Day 3 - Washington, DC

Visit some of the Smithsonian Museums. Take the metro to historic Alexandria, Virginia and take a walking tour.

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Embassy Row Hotel


Day 4 - Washington, DC - Baltimore (40mi/65km)

Spend time at Baltimore's Inner Harbor, see the USS Constellation, a Civil War Sloop. Dine in historic Fells Point Neighborhood.

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Hotel Revival Baltimore


Day 5 - Baltimore - Annapolis - Baltimore (64mi/102km)

Tour the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, the training ground for U.S. Naval officers and Marine Corps.

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Hotel Revival Baltimore


Day 6 - Baltimore - Philadelphia (106mi/170km)

Visit Independence Hall, see the Liberty Bell, walk along historic Elfreth's Alley, climb the steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, made famous in the Rocky movie.

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The Notary Hotel Autograph Collection


Day 7 - Philadelphia

Visit the National Constitution Center, Franklin Institute and see the iconic LOVE sculpture.

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The Notary Hotel Autograph Collection


Day 8 - Philadelphia - Lancaster - Gettysburg (125mi/200km)

Explore Amish attractions such throughout the country and learn about their customs and culture.

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Wyndham Gettysburg


Day 9 - Gettysburg

Tour the Gettysburg Military Park (incl.), its museum and visitor center, housing the Gettysburg Cyclorama.

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Wyndham Gettysburg


Day 10 - Gettysburg - Shenandoah - Luray (105mi/168km)

Travel along Skyland for magnificent vistas. Make stops en route for pictures or short hikes.

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Day 11 - Luray - Charlottesville - Luray (110mi/176km)

Visit Thoms Jefferson's Monticello, an architectural masterpiece and a World Heritage site, and the grounds at the University of Virginia.

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Day 12 - Luray - Middleburg - Dulles (75mi/120km)

Stop in the historic village of Middleburg for lunch and shopping before departure.

USA Holiday Stopovers

Why not add in the 'Land of the Midnight Sun' - Iceland -on your way to your holiday in the USA. We have put together a great stopover in Iceland for 2 or 3 nights which includes accommodation and the Golden Circle Trip which includes visits to the Gullfoss Waterfall, the geo thermal area of Geysir and Thingvellir National Park.

If you are travelling to the west coast of America, why not add a couple of nights stay in New York which includes accommodation and tickets for the 'Top of the Rock' observation platform for an iconic view of the city skyline. This can be done either on your way out or on the way back.

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