Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Leesburg (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. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
11:00 am start in Leesburg (Virginia)
drive for about 50 minutes
2:47 pm Baltimore
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am
day 1 driving ≈ 2 hours
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10:00 am leave from Baltimore
drive for about 3 hours
12:50 pm Cape May
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:50 pm
drive for about 2 hours
4:04 pm Staten Island (New York)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:04 pm
drive for about 33 minutes
day 2 driving ≈ 5.5 hours
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Washington, DC (179 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)
National Gallery of Art (19 mentions)
restaurants around Washington, DC:
questions about Washington, DC:
Best hotel near museums
Best free things to do in Washington, DC?
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
Baltimore (54 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?
Best free things to do in Baltimore?
Authentic, non-chain restaurant for dinner with a child (with a well-refined palate) near the Inner Harbor?
Family-friendly seafood restaurant
What is your favorite restaurant in Baltimore?
Cape May (15 answers)
questions about Cape May:
Best free things to do in Cape May?
Staten Island (New York) (20 mentions)
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.
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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.
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