15 days in Virginia Itinerary

15 days in Virginia Itinerary

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15 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Quebec City, Quebec
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Virginia Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Williamsburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Charlottesville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Luray
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Arlington
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Quebec City, Quebec

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center and Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Currituck Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. Go for a jaunt from Virginia Beach to Corolla to see Nature & Wildlife Tours about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Sandbridge Beach, stroll through Virginia Beach, and take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Virginia Beach day trip app .

Quebec City, Canada to Virginia Beach is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Quebec City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Virginia Beach, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Corolla
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach
Currituck Beach ©
Currituck Beach

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Historic Jamestowne and Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bruton Parish Episcopal Church and Yorktown Battlefield. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 23rd (Tue) at Water Country USA. There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Jamestown Settlement.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Williamsburg day trip site .

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Yorktown Battlefield, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Highlights from your plan
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church ©
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

1
night
Charlottesville

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 25th (Thu): admire the striking features of University of Virginia, then contemplate the long history of James Monroe's Highland, and then admire the natural beauty at Monticello.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Charlottesville online trip builder .

Getting from Williamsburg to Charlottesville by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Williamsburg in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 23°C in Charlottesville. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Luray.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
James Monroe's Highland ©
James Monroe's Highland
University of Virginia ©
University of Virginia
Monticello ©
Monticello

2
nights
Luray

Luray ©
Nestled in the heart of the valley formed by the Shenandoah River, Luray draws visitors with a vast underground cavern system adorned with stalactites, stalagmites, and mirrored pools.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive and then explore the stunning scenery at Luray Caverns. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Bearfence Mountain and then steep yourself in history at James Madison's Montpelier.

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You can drive from Charlottesville to Luray in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Arlington.

Things to do in Luray

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Shenandoah National Park, James Madison's Montpelier
Highlights from your plan
Bearfence Mountain ©
Bearfence Mountain
James Madison's Montpelier ©
James Madison's Montpelier
Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns

5
nights
Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Get some historical perspective at Jennie Wade House and George Washington's Mount Vernon. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gettysburg Museum of History and Mister Ed's Elephant Museum. Explore Arlington's surroundings by going to Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg National Military Park, & more), Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly) and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (in Harpers Ferry). Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, wander the streets of Old Town, and get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Arlington trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Luray to Arlington in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Luray in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Arlington, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Old Town, George Washington's Mount Vernon, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Mister Ed's Elephant Museum
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg Museum of History ©
Gettysburg Museum of History
Jennie Wade House ©
Jennie Wade House
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park

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