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Driving route from Washington d.c to chapel hill

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Driving route from Washington d.c to chapel hill

Family of 4 (teenage kids) looking for a scenic but not too long route from d.c to chapel hill over 2/3 days . Any suggestions of stop off places/lodging/eateries ?

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1. Re: Driving route from Washington d.c to chapel hill

When will this trip be? Do you prefer mountains or the ocean?

Driving straight through should take less than 8 hours, including stops for food, gas, etc. If you want to spread the drive over two or three days, you could go west from DC to Front Royal, VA, and drive down Skyline Drive, maybe getting off to visit Monticello and other sites in and around Charlottesville, VA. Or you could go east and then down the Eastern Shore before turning west. Stop at some of the pretty little towns, visit Chincoteague and Assateague islands to see the ponies, etc.

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2. Re: Driving route from Washington d.c to chapel hill

Some suggestions

http://www.usmcmuseum.com free of charge



http://naturalsciences.org free of charge




Edited: 5:54 pm, November 26, 2012
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