4 days in Virginia Itinerary

4 days in Virginia Itinerary

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4 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Roanoke
Drive:  45​min
Natural Bridge
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Charlottesville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Chincoteague Island
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Roanoke

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Natural Bridge

Natural Bridge ©
Natural Bridge is an unincorporated community in Rockbridge County, Virginia, United States. On the 3rd (Fri), look for gifts at Layne's Country Store and then identify plant and animal life at Virginia Safari Park.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Natural Bridge day trip planning app .

Roanoke to Natural Bridge is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Roanoke in August; daily highs in Natural Bridge reach 71°F and lows reach 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Natural Bridge

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trip

Layne's Country Store
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Virginia Safari Park ©
Virginia Safari Park
Layne's Country Store ©
Layne's Country Store

1
night
Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at Carter Mountain Orchard, then steep yourself in history at Michie Tavern ca. 1784, then experience rural life at Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards, and finally browse the different shops at Historic Downtown Mall.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Charlottesville trip planner .

Drive from Natural Bridge to Charlottesville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Natural Bridge in August, things will get a bit warmer in Charlottesville: highs are around 84°F and lows about 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Charlottesville

#Shopping, #Outdoors, #Wineries

Side Trip

Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards
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Michie Tavern ca. 1784 ©
Michie Tavern ca. 1784
Carter Mountain Orchard ©
Carter Mountain Orchard
Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards ©
Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at First Landing State Park, stop by Mermaid Factory, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandbridge Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Virginia Beach, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Charlottesville to Virginia Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Charlottesville in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Virginia Beach, with lows of 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach
First Landing State Park ©
First Landing State Park
Mermaid Factory ©
Mermaid Factory

1
night
Chincoteague Island

Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): look for gifts at Flying Fish, then look for gifts at MamerSass, then look for gifts at Captain Steve's Bait and Tackle, and finally surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Chincoteague Island trip website .

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Chincoteague Island in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

#Outdoors, #Shopping, #Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
MamerSass ©
MamerSass
Captain Steve's Bait and Tackle ©
Captain Steve's Bait and Tackle

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