15 days in Virginia, Charlotte & Orlando Itinerary

15 days in Virginia, Charlotte & Orlando Itinerary

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Chincoteague Island
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Abingdon — 2 nights

Abingdon is a town in Washington County, Virginia, United States, southwest of Roanoke. Kids will appreciate attractions like Zipline and The Birthplace of Country Music Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Abingdon: Blowing Rock (Tweetsie Railroad & Bolick and Traditions Pottery), Cascades Falls (in Wilkesboro) and Mouth of Wilson (Whitetop Mountain & Grayson Highlands State Park). The adventure continues: trek along Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail and ride a horse along Virginia Creeper Trail Club.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Abingdon driving holiday planning website.

Orlando to Abingdon is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Orlando in July, with highs in Abingdon at 84°F and lows at 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Charlotte.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Side Trips

Charlotte — 2 nights

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Village Park and then get outside with The Green. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the engaging exhibits at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center, then engage your brain at Discovery Place Science, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Buzzard Rock Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Charlotte online road trip planner.

Fly from Abingdon to Charlotte in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Abingdon in July, you will find days in Charlotte are somewhat warmer (90°F), and nights are about the same (70°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Chincoteague Island.
Outdoors · Childrens Museums · Museums · Parks
Side Trips

Chincoteague Island — 3 nights

Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
Kids will enjoy Bike Depot and Chincoteague Veteran's Memorial Park. Spend the 16th (Fri) exploring nature at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Next up on the itinerary: see majestic marine mammals with Captain Dan's Around the Island Tours, walk around Donald J. Leonard Park, don't miss a visit to Chincoteague Cultural Alliance, and enjoy the sea views from Assateague Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Chincoteague Island holiday maker website.

Getting from Charlotte to Chincoteague Island by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive; or take a bus. In July in Chincoteague Island, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Williamsburg.
Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors
Side Trip

Williamsburg — 1 night

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 18th (Sun): make a trip to Colonial Williamsburg, make a splash at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, and then make a splash at Water Country USA.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Williamsburg travel route planner.

You can drive from Chincoteague Island to Williamsburg in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In July in Williamsburg, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Orlando.
Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Orlando — 6 nights

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Family-friendly places like Universal Orlando Resort and Discovery Cove will thrill your kids. Have a day of magic on the 22nd (Thu) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 23rd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at SeaWorld, experience the excitement of Mickey's PhilharMagic, and make an unforgettable trip to Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Orlando tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Williamsburg to Orlando takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Orlando, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
Theme Parks · Fun & Games

Virginia travel guide

History Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Historic Sites
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.