15 days in Virginia Beach & Washington DC Itinerary

15 days in Virginia Beach & Washington DC Itinerary

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15 days in Virginia Beach & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
1
Virginia Beach
— 4 nights
+3
taxi + Fly + bus + train:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 10 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: New York City

4
nights
Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Popular historic sites such as Brock Environmental Center - Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Colonial Williamsburg are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Virginia Beach: Slover Library (in Norfolk), Chesapeake Arboretum (in Chesapeake) and Williamsburg (Governor's Palace, Historic Jamestowne, & more). There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at First Landing State Park, take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk, explore the world behind art at Chrysler Museum of Art, and enjoy the sand and surf at Virginia Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Virginia Beach itinerary planner .

New York City to Virginia Beach is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. November in Virginia Beach sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Williamsburg, Norfolk, Chesapeake Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

10
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Visit Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary and Tomb of the Unknowns for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Adkins Arboretum (in Ridgely), Horseshoe Casino (in Baltimore) and McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area (in Poolesville). There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Gettysburg National Military Park, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at White House, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip website .

Getting from Virginia Beach to Washington DC by combination of taxi, flight, and train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Washington DC are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington, Adkins Arboretum, Scott's Run Nature Preserve, Horseshoe Casino
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns

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