15 days in Virginia Itinerary

15 days in Virginia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Arlington
— 3 nights
2
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
3
Williamsburg
— 3 nights
4
Charlottesville
— 2 nights
5
Winchester
— 3 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Arlington: Chantilly (Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center & Ono Brewing Company), George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon) and National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery, don't miss a visit to John F. Kennedy Grave Site, explore the landscape on two wheels at Mount Vernon Trail, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Arlington visit app.

Taipei, Taiwan to Arlington is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Taipei to Arlington is minus 13 hours. When traveling from Taipei in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Arlington, with highs around °C, while nights are much colder with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites Museums Trails

Side Trips

Chantilly, Little Library, Old Town, George Washington's Mount Vernon, National Museum of the Marine Corps
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

2
nights
Virginia Beach

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.
On the 23rd (Wed), take in the pleasant sights at Virginia Beach Law Enforcement Memorial, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company, examine the collection at Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum, thenkick back and relax at Virginia Beach, and finally take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your military savvy at Military Aviation Museum, thenadmire the masterpieces at Chrysler Museum of Art, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Norfolk Botanical Garden.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Virginia Beach trip tool.

You can fly from Arlington to Virginia Beach in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and tram. In December in Virginia Beach, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Norfolk
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Tarnished Truth Distilling Company ©
Tarnished Truth Distilling Company
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Norfolk Botanical Garden ©
Norfolk Botanical Garden

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.
Williamsburg is known for historic sites, theme parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cool off at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, contemplate the long history of Jamestown Settlement, take an in-depth tour of Colonial Williamsburg, and stop by Quirks of Art.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Williamsburg travel route planner.

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Williamsburg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting and then deepen your understanding at University of Virginia. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at C'ville Arts: A Cooperative Gallery, thenadmire the natural beauty at Monticello, thenrelax in the rural setting at Carter Mountain Orchard, and finally contemplate the long history of The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Charlottesville itinerary builder site.

Getting from Williamsburg to Charlottesville by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Charlottesville, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Winchester.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Tours Breweries & Distilleries Wineries
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Monticello ©
Monticello

3
nights
Winchester

Winchester ©
Winchester is an independent city located in the northwestern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia. On the 30th (Wed), trek along Old Rag Mountain Hike, thendon't miss a visit to Handley Regional Library, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Rocking S Ranch. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Stony Man Mountain Overlook, thentake in breathtaking views at Luray Caverns, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at River Hill Wine & Spirits.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Winchester tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Charlottesville to Winchester by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and taxi. While traveling from Charlottesville, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Winchester, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Winchester

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Luray, Old Rag Mountain Hike
Highlights from your plan
Rocking S Ranch ©
Rocking S Ranch
Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns
Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike

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