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Leesburg (Virginia) to Annapolis drive

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  Leesburg (Virginia)
 Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole
 Vienna (Virginia)
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV


Leesburg (Virginia) to Annapolis road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Leesburg (Virginia) to Annapolis. If you're planning a road trip to Annapolis, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Leesburg (Virginia) and Annapolis. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Leesburg (Virginia) and Annapolis. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Leesburg (Virginia)
drive for about 21 minutes

10:21 am  Dulles
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:21 am
drive for about 16 minutes

11:38 am  Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:38 pm
drive for about 13 minutes

12:51 pm  Vienna (Virginia)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:51 pm
drive for about 24 minutes

2:14 pm  Bethesda
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:14 pm
drive for about 26 minutes

3:40 pm  Greenbelt
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:40 pm
drive for about 12 minutes

4:52 pm  Bowie
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:52 pm
drive for about 25 minutes

6:17 pm  arrive in Annapolis

driving ≈ 2.5 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Leesburg, Virginia.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

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.

Where should I stop along the way?

    Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center  (4 mentions)
    Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center & National Air and Space Museum  (2 mentions)

Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole

Vienna (Virginia)
    Great Falls National Park  (12 mentions)
    Clarendon  (3 mentions)
    Lee's House  (3 mentions)
    Glen Echo Park  (2 mentions)
    Clara Barton National Historic Site  (2 mentions)

Bethesda  (5 answers)
    National Zoological Park  (20 mentions)
    Dupont Circle  (18 mentions)
    Great Falls National Park  (12 mentions)
    Washington National Cathedral  (11 mentions)
    U Street  (9 mentions)
    restaurants around Bethesda:
        Ben's Chili Bowl
        Baked & Wired
        Georgetown Cupcake
        Farmers Fishers Bakers
    hotels around Bethesda:
        Hotel Palomar Washington DC
        One Washington Circle Hotel

    United States National Arboretum  (6 mentions)
    Union Market  (6 mentions)
    President Lincoln Cottage  (3 mentions)
    Brookland  (2 mentions)
    Petworth  (2 mentions)


Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Annapolis, Maryland.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in Annapolis?

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:

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Annapolis. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  miss from Los Angeles asked:
What must we do during one day in Annapolis, Maryland?  (1 answer)

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
Best free things to do in Annapolis?  (1 answer)

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What's the best neighborhood in Annapolis for a first time visitor?  (1 answer)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Annapolis.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Annapolis to Leesburg (Virginia) drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Leesburg (Virginia)? Try searching for places within 1.5 hours of Leesburg (Virginia).

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Leesburg (Virginia) to Annapolis. Or get a full Leesburg (Virginia) to Annapolis flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Leesburg (Virginia) well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Leesburg (Virginia)!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 71 miles
driving time of 1 hour, 30 minutes
1 Leesburg (Virginia) travel answer
1 Dulles travel answer
1 Vienna (Virginia) travel answer
5 Bethesda travel answers
1 Greenbelt travel answer
1 Bowie travel answer
14 Annapolis travel answers


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