9 days in Virginia Itinerary

9 days in Virginia Itinerary

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9 days in Virginia Itinerary

Toronto
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Richmond
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Appomattox
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Natural Bridge
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Charlottesville
— 2 nights
train + subway + Fly:  7​h
Toronto

2
days
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.
On the 24th (Sat), examine the collection at Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): experience rural life at Hunt Club Farm and then stroll through Sandbridge Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Virginia Beach online driving holiday planner .

Toronto, Canada to Virginia Beach is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. In March, Virginia Beach is somewhat warmer than Toronto - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Richmond.

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
Hunt Club Farm ©
Hunt Club Farm

2
days
Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
On the 27th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Virginia Capitol Building, then stroll the grounds of Hollywood Cemetery, and then take a stroll through Carytown. Keep things going the next day: tee off at Mattaponi Springs Golf Club.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Richmond trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Richmond takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March in Richmond, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Appomattox.

Things to do in Richmond

#Golf, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mattaponi Springs Golf Club
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Mattaponi Springs Golf Club ©
Mattaponi Springs Golf Club
Hollywood Cemetery ©
Hollywood Cemetery
Virginia Capitol Building ©
Virginia Capitol Building

1
day
Appomattox

Appomattox ©
Appomattox is a town in Appomattox County, Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): grab your bike and head to High Bridge Trail State Park and then explore the striking landscape of Appomattox Court House National Historical Park.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Appomattox day trip planning website .

Drive from Richmond to Appomattox in 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Appomattox are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Natural Bridge.

Things to do in Appomattox

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails

Side Trip

High Bridge Trail State Park
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High Bridge Trail State Park ©
High Bridge Trail State Park

1
day
Natural Bridge

Natural Bridge ©
Natural Bridge is an unincorporated community in Rockbridge County, Virginia, United States. On the 30th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Virginia Safari Park.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Natural Bridge trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Appomattox to Natural Bridge takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Appomattox in March, things will get slightly colder in Natural Bridge: highs are around 9°C and lows about -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Natural Bridge

#Parks, #Wildlife
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Virginia Safari Park ©
Virginia Safari Park

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of University of Virginia and then do a tasting at King Family Vineyards. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Barboursville Vineyards and Historic Ruins and then contemplate the long history of James Madison's Montpelier.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Charlottesville attractions tool .

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. When traveling from Natural Bridge in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Charlottesville: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charlottesville

#Wineries, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Barboursville Vineyards and Historic Ruins, King Family Vineyards, James Madison's Montpelier
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King Family Vineyards ©
King Family Vineyards
University of Virginia ©
University of Virginia

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