11 days in Virginia & Tulsa Itinerary

11 days in Virginia & Tulsa Itinerary

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Fly
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Roanoke
— 1 day
Drive
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Charlottesville
— 2 nights
Drive
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Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
Fly
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Tulsa
— 4 nights
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Roanoke

Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Virginia Museum of Transportation and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mill Mountain Star & Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Roanoke trip planner.

Cedar Rapids to Roanoke is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cedar Rapids to Roanoke. Traveling from Cedar Rapids in December, things will get a bit warmer in Roanoke: highs are around 52°F and lows about 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Roanoke

Parks · Museums

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Charlottesville

Hoo-Ville

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 2nd (Wed): gain insight at University of Virginia and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of James Monroe's Highland and then steep yourself in history at James Madison's Montpelier.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Charlottesville day trip planning app.

You can drive from Roanoke to Charlottesville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December in Charlottesville, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 34°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

2
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Williamsburg

Colonial Capital

Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): make a trip to Colonial Williamsburg Capitol Building, pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, then contemplate the long history of George Wythe House, then explore the world behind art at DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Bassett Hall, gain insight at College of William & Mary, and then do a tasting at Williamsburg Winery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Williamsburg road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Charlottesville to Williamsburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December in Williamsburg, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

2
nights
Virginia Beach

The Resort City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then stroll through Sandbridge Beach, then push the limits with iFLY Va Beach Indoor Skydiving, and finally don't miss a visit to King Neptune Statue on the Boardwalk. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Norfolk Botanical Garden and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Henry Lighthouse.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Virginia Beach vacation builder app.

Drive from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in December, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Tulsa.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trip

4
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Tulsa

Buckle of the Bible Belt

Sometimes known as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt," Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Tulsa County Helicopters and Marland Estate. Step out of Tulsa to go to Stillwater and see Oklahoma State University, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Woodward Park, get to know the resident critters at Tulsa Zoo, don't miss a visit to Blue Whale of Catoosa, and admire the masterpieces at Gilcrease Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tulsa route maker site.

You can fly from Virginia Beach to Tulsa in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Virginia Beach to Tulsa due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Virginia Beach in December, with highs in Tulsa at 51°F and lows at 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tulsa

Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Virginia travel guide

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Historic Sites · Wineries & Vineyards · Specialty Museums
Old Dominion
The home of the first permanent English colony in the New World, Virginia is a prime holiday destination for those looking to immerse themselves in American heritage. Proud of its colorful history, distinct culture, and southern drawl, Virginians see their state as the place where the imaginary line between the north and the south is drawn. With scenic beauties as diverse as its people, Virginia is a land of rolling hills, rugged mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, and secluded beaches along picturesque bays. Bordered on the east by the Atlantic and the west by the Appalachian Mountains, with rolling farmland in the middle, the state offers countless places to visit for history buffs, nature lovers, and passionate foodies.