15 days in Virginia Itinerary

15 days in Virginia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Virginia trip planner
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Fly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Drive to Arlington
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Arlington
— 4 nights
Fly
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Charlottesville
— 3 nights
Drive
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Williamsburg
— 4 nights
Drive
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Virginia Beach
— 3 nights
Drive to Norfolk International Airport, Fly to Cochabamba

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Arlington — 4 nights

Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Arlington: George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon), Rocking S Ranch (in Winchester) and Catoctin Creek Distillery (in Purcellville). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery, don't miss a visit to John F. Kennedy Grave Site, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Marine Corps, and look for gifts at The Spice & Tea Exchange® of Alexandria.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Arlington day trip planner.

Cochabamba, Bolivia to Arlington is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Bolivia Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Cochabamba in March, you will find days in Arlington are colder (15°C), and nights are a bit cooler (3°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Charlottesville.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trips

Charlottesville — 3 nights

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.
Explore Charlottesville's surroundings by going to Central Virginia Wine Tours & Transportation (in Orange), Luray (Luray Caverns & Stony Man Mountain Overlook) and Grand Caverns (in Grottoes). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Monticello, steep yourself in history at Mulberry Row, and admire the striking features of University of Virginia.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Charlottesville trip planner.

You can fly from Arlington to Charlottesville in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of subway and train. In March in Charlottesville, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Williamsburg.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours
Side Trips

Williamsburg — 4 nights

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.
Explore Williamsburg's surroundings by going to The Mariners' Museum & Park (in Newport News) and St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum (in Smithfield). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Colonial Williamsburg, steep yourself in history at Historic Jamestowne, view the masterpieces at Williamsburg Art Gallery, and make a splash at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Williamsburg online holiday maker.

Getting from Charlottesville to Williamsburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Virginia Beach.
Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Theme Parks
Side Trips

Virginia Beach — 3 nights

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 13th (Sun), take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk, stroll through Virginia Beach, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at Military Aviation Museum and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Virginia Beach tour itinerary site.

Drive from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Virginia Beach can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.
Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

Virginia travel guide

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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.