Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Ashburn (Virginia) to New York City. If you're planning a road trip to New York City, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Ashburn (Virginia) and New York City. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
Your starting point is Ashburn, Virginia.
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Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.
Washington, DC (166 answers)
National Mall (30 mentions)
National Air and Space Museum (29 mentions)
Washington Monument (25 mentions)
Museum of Natural History (23 mentions)
Lincoln Memorial (22 mentions)
restaurants around Washington, DC:
National Gallery of Art
questions about Washington, DC:
Best hotel near museums
Fun free things to do in D.C.?
Getting from Union Station to National Mall?
How to make the most of three days in DC
Best of the Smithsonian?
Baltimore (50 answers)
Fells Point (11 mentions)
Inner Harbor (7 mentions)
Lexington Market (4 mentions)
Canton (4 mentions)
The Helmand (3 mentions)
restaurants around Baltimore:
G&M Restaurant and Lounge
Faidley's Seafood & Fresh Fish Market
The Abbey Burger Bistro
questions about Baltimore:
Best place to get seafood and crab cakes in Baltimore?
Authentic, non-chain restaurant for dinner with a child (with a well-refined palate) near the Inner Harbor?
Family-friendly seafood restaurant
Best free things to do in Baltimore?
Best sports bars to watch football?
Aberdeen (Maryland) (2 answers)
questions about Aberdeen (Maryland):
Where is a safe place to spend the night
Wilmington (Delaware) (4 answers)
Philadelphia (102 answers)
Philadelphia Museum of Art (16 mentions)
The Liberty Bell (12 mentions)
Eastern State Penitentiary (8 mentions)
Spruce Street Harbor Park (8 mentions)
Independence Mall (7 mentions)
restaurants around Philadelphia:
Reading Terminal Market
Pat's King of Steaks
questions about Philadelphia:
What is there to do in Philly besides eat cheese steaks?
Pat's or Geno's: Which has the better cheesesteak?
What is your favorite restaurant in Philadelphia?
Anybody know of great gems in the city I can dine at during my stay?
Eating out on a budget.
Princeton (New Jersey) (6 answers)
restaurants around Princeton (New Jersey):
questions about Princeton (New Jersey):
What is your favorite restaurant in Princeton (New Jersey)?
What's the best neighborhood in Princeton (New Jersey) for a first time visitor?
Staten Island (17 mentions)
Your final destination is New York, New York.
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Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?
The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in New York City.
You can also see most people recommend as the best amount of time to visit. Find out how many days in New York City to stay.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out The Standard New York, which was mentioned 15 times on Trippy.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Katz's Delicatessen, which was mentioned 37 times.
Here are some more restaurants people talk about:
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This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:
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