10 days in Virginia Itinerary

10 days in Virginia Itinerary

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10 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Boracay
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  31​h
1
Arlington
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Charlottesville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Shenandoah National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  31​h
End: Boracay

1
night
Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): appreciate the history behind U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, then get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and finally take a stroll through Old Town.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Arlington trip planner.

Boracay, Philippines to Arlington is an approximately 31-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Philippines Time (PHT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -13 hour difference. Traveling from Boracay in October, you will find days in Arlington are a bit cooler (25°C), and nights are colder (14°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Old Town
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial ©
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial

2
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Charlottesville: Appomattox Court House National Historical Park (in Appomattox), James Madison's Montpelier (in Montpelier Station) and The Natural Bridge of Virginia (in Natural Bridge). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Monticello, stop by Michie Tavern ca. 1784, learn about winemaking at Trump Winery, and don't miss a visit to Les Yeux du Monde.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Charlottesville road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Arlington to Charlottesville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Arlington in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 11°C in Charlottesville. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Shenandoah National Park.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery, Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, Natural Bridge State Park, James Madison's Montpelier
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Monticello ©
Monticello
Carter Mountain Orchard ©
Carter Mountain Orchard
University of Virginia ©
University of Virginia

3
nights
Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
On the 27th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Dark Hollow Falls, then stop by SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts, and then cruise along Skyline Drive. Keep things going the next day: relax in the rural setting at White Oak Lavender Farm & The Purple WOLF Vineyard, examine the collection at Shenandoah Caverns - American Celebration on Parade, and then hike along Old Rag Mountain Hike.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Shenandoah National Park tour itinerary app .

You can drive from Charlottesville to Shenandoah National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. October in Shenandoah National Park sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Shenandoah Caverns - American Celebration on Parade, White Oak Lavender Farm & The Purple WOLF Vineyard, Grand Caverns, SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts
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Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Dark Hollow Falls ©
Dark Hollow Falls

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