17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Williamsburg
1
Williamsburg
— 6 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Yorktown
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Montpelier Station
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Appomattox
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Richmond
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
End: Williamsburg

6
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jamestown Island, Williamsburg Farmers Market, Sherwood Forest Plantation Foundation, and other attractions you added. Colonial Williamsburg and Historic Jamestowne are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Family-friendly places like Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Kings Dominion will thrill your kids. Explore Williamsburg's surroundings by going to Pocahontas State Park (in Chesterfield) and Richmond (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Hollywood Cemetery, & more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Jamestown Settlement, pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Colonial National Historic Park, and work some fitness into your day at Virginia Capital Trail.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Williamsburg trip planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Williamsburg. In June, daily temperatures in Williamsburg can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Yorktown.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Richmond, Kings Dominion, Sherwood Forest Plantation Foundation, Pocahontas State Park, Jamestown Island
Highlights from your plan
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg

3
nights
Yorktown

Yorktown ©
Yorktown is a census-designated place (CDP) in York County, Virginia, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore the galleries of American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, then don't miss a visit to Riverwalk Landing, and then kick back and relax at Yorktown Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Gloucester Museum of History, take a memorable drive along Colonial Parkway, and then get to know the fascinating history of Colonial National Historical Park.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yorktown attractions planner.

Yorktown is just a short distance from Williamsburg. In July, daily temperatures in Yorktown can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Montpelier Station.

Things to do in Yorktown

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

The Gloucester Museum of History
Highlights from your plan
Yorktown Battlefield ©
Yorktown Battlefield
Colonial National Historical Park ©

2
nights
Montpelier Station

Montpelier Station ©
Montpelier Station is an unincorporated community in Orange County, Virginia, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes James Monroe's Highland as well as James Madison's Montpelier. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of James Madison's Montpelier, admire all the interesting features of The Market at Grelen, and then steep yourself in history at James Monroe's Highland.

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Getting from Yorktown to Montpelier Station by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Montpelier Station when traveling from Yorktown in July, with lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Appomattox.

Things to do in Montpelier Station

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Burnley Vineyards, The Market at Grelen, Cedar Mountain Battlefield, James Monroe's Highland
Highlights from your plan
James Madison's Montpelier ©
James Madison's Montpelier
James Monroe's Highland ©
James Monroe's Highland
Cedar Mountain Battlefield ©
Cedar Mountain Battlefield

2
nights
Appomattox

Appomattox ©
Appomattox is a town in Appomattox County, Virginia, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at High Bridge Trail State Park, admire all the interesting features of Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, and then steep yourself in history at McLean House.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Appomattox visit planning site .

Traveling by car from Montpelier Station to Appomattox takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Appomattox can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Richmond.

Things to do in Appomattox

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

High Bridge Trail State Park
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Richmond National Battlefield Park, American Civil War Museum- Historic Tredegar, The John Marshall House, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, get engrossed in the history at The John Marshall House, steep yourself in history at American Civil War Museum- Historic Tredegar, then witness the site of a historic battle at Richmond National Battlefield Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Virginia Capitol Building, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Episcopal Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): find something for the whole family at Kings Dominion, explore the world behind art at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and then stroll the grounds of Hollywood Cemetery.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Richmond trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Appomattox to Richmond takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 71°F. You'll set off for home on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kings Dominion, Pocahontas State Park, High Bridge Trail State Park, Monticello
Highlights from your plan
Monticello ©
Monticello
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts ©
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Hollywood Cemetery ©
Hollywood Cemetery

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