College Visit DC – NC, plus Chicago

College Visit DC – NC, plus Chicago Claimed

6 Days |Feb 2016 | Mom & 16 yr old son | Driving College Visit

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Trip Overview

College visit to see: Georgetown, UVA, Richmond, William & Mary, Elon, Wake Forest, Duke, UNC, Northwestern

Full Itinerary

Day 1:Arrive DC, rent car via Budget, drive to hotel (find our that I’d booked the beautiful Georgetown Inn for the wrong night, did a quick look on the HotelsTonight app and found an alternative!)

Day 2:Student tour of GeorgetownDrive to UVA – 2 hrs. 20 minsStudent tour of UVADrive to Richmond – 1 hourStudent tour of RichmondDinner in CareytownSleep in Richmond at Best Western

Day 3:Drive to Williamsberg – 1 hourTour of William and MaryWander around WilliamsbergDrive to Durham NC – 3 hoursSpend night in Durham at friends’ home

Day 4:Drive to Elon – 45 minsTour ElonDrive to Wake Forest – 1 hourTour Wake ForestDrive to Durham – 1 hour 20 minsSpend night in Durham at friends’ home

Day 5:Tour DukeDrive to UNC – 20 minsStudent tour of UNCDrive to airport – 30 minsFly to Chicago, Uber to hotel in EvanstonNight in Chicago at Hilton Garden Inn, right next to campus. Deep dish dinner!

Day 6:Tour NorthwesternFly home



Time of year


Type of Trip



1 week

Who Went

Family with teen kids

Accommodation Type

Hotel, Friends


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