Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Philadelphia to Alexandria (Virginia). If you're planning a road trip to Alexandria (Virginia), 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.
10:00 am start in Philadelphia
drive for about 1.5 hours
11:21 am Dover (Delaware)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:21 pm
drive for about 2 hours
2:10 pm Washington, DC
stay for about 4 hours
and leave at 6:10 pm
drive for about 15 minutes
driving ≈ 3.5 hours
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:
hotels around Washington, DC:
JW Marriott Hotel
Hotel Palomar Washington DC
Hotel Monaco Alexandria
W Washington DC
questions about Washington, DC:
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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 Alexandria (Virginia).
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out JW Marriott Hotel, which was mentioned 5 times on Trippy.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Mitsitam Cafe, which was mentioned 10 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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