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Philadelphia to Charlottesville drive

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  Philadelphia
 Wilmington (Delaware)
 Aberdeen (Maryland)
 Baltimore
 Washington, DC
 Warrenton (Virginia)
 Orange (Virginia)
   Charlottesville 
driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Philadelphia to Charlottesville road trip planner

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

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9:00 am  start in Philadelphia
drive for about 35 minutes

9:35 am  Wilmington (Delaware)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 10:35 am
drive for about 46 minutes

11:22 am  Aberdeen (Maryland)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:22 pm
drive for about 40 minutes

1:02 pm  Baltimore
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:02 pm
drive for about 58 minutes

3:00 pm  Washington, DC
stay for about 2 hours
and leave at 5:00 pm
drive for about 55 minutes

5:55 pm  Warrenton (Virginia)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:55 pm
drive for about 53 minutes

7:48 pm  Orange (Virginia)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 8:48 pm
drive for about 44 minutes

9:32 pm  arrive in Charlottesville

driving ≈ 5.5 hours


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Where should I stop along the way?

Wilmington (Delaware)  (4 answers)

Aberdeen (Maryland)  (2 answers)
    questions about Aberdeen (Maryland):
        Where is a safe place to spend the night

Baltimore  (47 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
        Phillips Seafood
        The Abbey Burger Bistro
        Max's Taphouse
    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?
        Best free things to do in Baltimore?
        Family-friendly seafood restaurant
        Best sports bars to watch football?

Washington, DC  (170 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:
        Mitsitam Cafe
        Founding Farmers
        Rose's Luxury
        Pavilion CafĂ©
    hotels around Washington, DC:
        JW Marriott Hotel
        Hotel Palomar Washington DC
        The Willard
        Hotel Monaco Alexandria
        W Washington DC
    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?

Warrenton (Virginia)  (3 answers)
    questions about Warrenton (Virginia):
        Best free things to do in Warrenton (Virginia)?
        What is your favorite restaurant in Warrenton (Virginia)?

Orange (Virginia)


What are some things to do in Charlottesville?

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:

Monticello  (2 mentions)

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 Charlottesville. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Liz from Washington asked:
Any recommendations for hikes, good food and wine for a long-weekend trip?  (3 answers)

profile  Jeanne from Charlotte asked:
Trip with husband  (1 answer)

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




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 Charlottesville to Philadelphia drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Philadelphia? Try searching for places within 4.5 hours of Philadelphia.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Philadelphia to Charlottesville. Or get a full Philadelphia to Charlottesville 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 Philadelphia well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Philadelphia!





At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 256 miles
driving time of 4 hours, 27 minutes
112 Philadelphia travel answers
4 Wilmington (Delaware) travel answers
2 Aberdeen (Maryland) travel answers
47 Baltimore travel answers
170 Washington, DC travel answers
3 Warrenton (Virginia) travel answers
1 Orange (Virginia) travel answer
15 Charlottesville travel answers





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