10 days in Chesapeake Bay Itinerary

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Gloucester
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Reedville
— 4 nights
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Colonial Beach
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Gloucester — 1 night

Gloucester Courthouse is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the county seat of Gloucester County, Virginia, United States. On the 1st (Thu), trek along Tyndall's Point Park, stop by Whitley's Peanut Factory, then examine the collection at The Gloucester Museum of History, and finally stroll through Beaverdam Park. On the next day, relax and rejuvenate at Heart Felt Touch Massage Therapy, then steep yourself in history at Rosewell Ruins, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Gloucester Point Beach Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Gloucester online route builder.

Richmond to Gloucester is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In June, daily temperatures in Gloucester can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Reedville.
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Reedville — 4 nights

Reedville is an unincorporated town in Northumberland County in the Northern Neck region of the U.S. state of Virginia. Venture out of the city with trips to Irvington (Steamboat Era Museum, The Dog and Oyster Vineyard Micro-Vineyard and Oyster Bar, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Reedville Fishermen's Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Hughlett Point Natural Area, learn about winemaking at Good Luck Cellars, and stop by Northern Neck Popcorn Bag.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Reedville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Reedville takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Reedville are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Colonial Beach.
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Colonial Beach — 4 nights

Colonial Beach is a town in Westmoreland County, Virginia, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Essex County Museum and Historical Society (in Tappahannock) and Menokin (in Warsaw). There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind George Washington Birthplace National Monument, immerse yourself in nature at Westmoreland State Park, go for a stroll along the water at Colonial Beach Yacht Center, and learn about winemaking at Ingleside Vineyards.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Colonial Beach tour itinerary site.

Drive from Reedville to Colonial Beach in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.
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