12 days in Virginia Itinerary

12 days in Virginia Itinerary

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12 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Paducah
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Arlington
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Williamsburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
New Kent
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 30​min
End: Paducah

3
nights
Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Explore hidden gems such as Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial and Hidden Oaks Nature Center. Escape the urban bustle at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts and Mount Vernon Trail. The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, pause for some photo ops at U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and contemplate the long history of George Washington's Distillery & Gristmill.

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Paducah to Arlington is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. Traveling from Paducah to Arlington, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Arlington are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Arlington

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

George Washington's Distillery & Gristmill, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, Hidden Oaks Nature Center
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2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Charles Beach, pause for some photo ops at Norwegian Lady Statue, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: get interesting insight from Tours, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Croatan Beach, and then don't miss a visit to King Neptune Statue on the Boardwalk.

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You can fly from Arlington to Virginia Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Virginia Beach can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors Tours Beaches

Side Trip

Cape Charles Beach
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Croatan Beach ©
Croatan Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bruton Parish Episcopal Church and Saint Bede Catholic Church. Get outdoors at Gloucester Point Beach Park and Colonial National Historical Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Jamestown Settlement, cool off at Water Country USA, look for all kinds of wild species at Hog Island Wildlife Management Area, and tee off at Golden Horseshoe Golf Club.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Williamsburg trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in May, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to New Kent.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Hog Island Wildlife Management Area, Gloucester Point Beach Park, Colonial National Historical Park
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Bruton Parish Episcopal Church ©
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement
Colonial National Historical Park ©
Colonial National Historical Park

1
night
New Kent

New Kent ©
New Kent is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the county seat of New Kent County, Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Belle Isle State Park, contemplate the long history of Chelsea Plantation, and then learn about winemaking at Saude Creek Vineyards. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Cumberland Marsh Natural Area Preserve, then do a tasting at New Kent Winery, and then do a tasting at Gauthier Vineyard.

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Getting from Williamsburg to New Kent by car takes about an hour. In May in New Kent, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Kent

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Saude Creek Vineyards, Chelsea Plantation, Gauthier Vineyard, Belle Isle State Park
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Saude Creek Vineyards ©
Saude Creek Vineyards
Chelsea Plantation ©
Chelsea Plantation
Cumberland Marsh Natural Area Preserve ©

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