17 days in Virginia Itinerary

17 days in Virginia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Taxi:  10 h 15 min
1
Chincoteague Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Virginia Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Williamsburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Triangle
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Winchester
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Staunton
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Los Angeles

2
nights
Chincoteague Island

Chincoteague Island ©
Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Assateague Lighthouse, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of Chincoteague, then look for gifts at Wine Cheese & More, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Tryfan Gallery, then have some family-friendly fun at Surfside Golf, and then explore the striking landscape of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

Make your Chincoteague Island itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Los Angeles to Chincoteague Island is an approximately 10.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. June in Chincoteague Island sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Assateague Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Chincoteague ©
Museum of Chincoteague
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge ©
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Military Aviation Museum and Nauticus. Let the collections at Chrysler Museum of Art and Fort Monroe's Casemate Museum capture your imagination. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum, go for a walk through King Neptune Statue on the Boardwalk, take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sandbridge Beach.

Make your Virginia Beach itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Chincoteague Island to Virginia Beach takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Virginia Beach can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Norfolk, Fort Monroe's Casemate Museum
Highlights from your plan
Chrysler Museum of Art ©
Chrysler Museum of Art
Military Aviation Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum
Nauticus ©
Nauticus

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum and American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Let the collections at DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum and Colonial Williamsburg capture your imagination. When in Williamsburg, make a side trip to see The Mariners' Museum & Park in Newport News, approximately Newport News away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at U.S. Army Transportation Museum, take an in-depth tour of Colonial Williamsburg Wetherburn Tavern, stop by The Peanut Shop of Williamsburg, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Williamsburg day trip planning app.

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. June in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Triangle.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Newport News, American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
Highlights from your plan
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum ©
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum
The Mariners' Museum & Park ©
The Mariners' Museum & Park
U.S. Army Transportation Museum ©
U.S. Army Transportation Museum

1
night
Triangle

Triangle ©
Triangle is a census-designated place (CDP) in Prince William County, Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Prince William Forest Park, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Quantico National Cemetery, and then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Marine Corps.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Triangle trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Williamsburg to Triangle by car takes about 2 hours. June in Triangle sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Winchester.

Things to do in Triangle

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Quantico National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Museum of the Marine Corps
Prince William Forest Park ©
Prince William Forest Park
Quantico National Cemetery ©
Quantico National Cemetery

3
nights
Winchester

Winchester ©
Winchester is an independent city located in the northwestern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Let the collections at Museum of the Shenandoah Valley and Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum capture your imagination. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters and Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Winchester: Shenandoah Caverns (in Shenandoah Caverns), Copper Fox Distillery (in Sperryville) and Luray (The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum, Cooter's in Luray, &more). And it doesn't end there: browse the collection at Handley Regional Library, see the interesting displays at Virginia Museum of Veiled History, and stop by Marker-Miller Orchards.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Winchester travel route planner.

You can drive from Triangle to Winchester in 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Winchester when traveling from Triangle in June, with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Staunton.

Things to do in Winchester

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Luray, Shenandoah Caverns, Copper Fox Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters ©
Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley ©
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum ©
Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum

4
nights
Staunton

Staunton ©
Staunton is an independent city in the U.S. Discover out-of-the-way places like Virginia Safari Park and White House of the Confederacy. You'll explore and learn at Frontier Culture Museum and Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Staunton: Lee Chapel and Museum (in Lexington), University of Virginia (in Charlottesville) and Richmond (Tredegar Iron Works & St. John's Episcopal Church). There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Staunton tour builder website.

Getting from Winchester to Staunton by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July in Staunton, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 64°F at night. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Staunton

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Richmond, Lee Chapel and Museum, University of Virginia, Virginia Safari Park
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Safari Park ©
Virginia Safari Park
White House of the Confederacy ©
White House of the Confederacy
Tredegar Iron Works ©
Tredegar Iron Works

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