17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Williamsburg
— 6 nights
2
Yorktown
— 3 nights
3
Montpelier Station
— 2 nights
4
Appomattox
— 2 nights
5
Richmond
— 3 nights

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 list of things to see and do now includes Williamsburg Farmers Market, Sherwood Forest Plantation Foundation, Scotland House, Ltd., and other attractions. Kids will appreciate attractions like Colonial Williamsburg and Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Take a break from the city and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Virginia Capital Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Pocahontas State Park (in Chesterfield), Kings Dominion (in Doswell) and Richmond (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Hollywood Cemetery, &more). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Historic Jamestowne, steep yourself in history at Governor's Palace, step aboard Jamestown Settlement, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Williamsburg vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Williamsburg. In June, daily temperatures in Williamsburg can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yorktown.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Richmond, Sherwood Forest Plantation Foundation, Pocahontas State Park, Kings Dominion
Highlights from your plan
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
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. On the 7th (Sun), steep yourself in history at American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, thenmake a trip to Riverwalk Landing, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yorktown Beach. On your second day here, examine the collection at The Gloucester Museum of History, thencruise along Colonial Parkway, and then explore the striking landscape of Colonial National Historical Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yorktown online route builder.

Yorktown is just a stone's throw from Williamsburg. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °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 Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

The Gloucester Museum of History
Highlights from your plan
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown ©
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
Yorktown Battlefield ©
Yorktown Battlefield
Colonial National Historical Park ©
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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at James Madison's Montpelier, thenrelax in the rural setting at The Market at Grelen, and then contemplate the long history of James Monroe's Highland.

To see photos and other tourist information, go to the Montpelier Station road trip planning app.

You can drive from Yorktown to Montpelier Station in 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Yorktown in July since evenings lows in Montpelier Station dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Appomattox.

Things to do in Montpelier Station

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

James Monroe's Highland, Cedar Mountain Battlefield, The Market at Grelen, Burnley Vineyards
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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at High Bridge Trail State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, and then contemplate the long history of McLean House.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Appomattox trip planning site.

You can drive from Montpelier Station to Appomattox in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Appomattox are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Richmond.

Things to do in Appomattox

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

High Bridge Trail State Park
Highlights from your plan
McLean House ©
McLean House
The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox ©
The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

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): admire the natural beauty at Monticello, take an in-depth tour of The John Marshall House, contemplate the long history of American Civil War Museum- Historic Tredegar, take in the history at Richmond National Battlefield Park, thenget a sense of history and politics at Virginia Capitol Building, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Episcopal Church. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Kings Dominion, thenadmire the masterpieces at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Cemetery.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Richmond trip builder.

Drive from Appomattox to Richmond in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 16th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

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