3 days in Virginia & Utica Itinerary

3 days in Virginia & Utica Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Virginia Beach
— 1 day
— 1 night
Drive to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Fly to Syracuse Hancock International Airport, Drive to Utica
— 1 night


Virginia Beach

— 1 day

The Resort City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Chrysler Museum of Art, take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk, and then sample the fine beverages at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Virginia Beach online travel planner.

New York City to Virginia Beach is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in January, with highs in Virginia Beach at 49°F and lows at 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Arlington.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip


— 1 night

National History, Local Flavor

Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): stop by Old Town, then make a trip to John F. Kennedy Grave Site, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Arlington online route planner.

Fly from Virginia Beach to Arlington in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Virginia Beach in January, you will find days in Arlington are little chillier (44°F), and nights are about the same (29°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Utica.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip


— 1 night
Utica is a city in the Mohawk Valley and the county seat of Oneida County, New York, United States. On the 18th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph & St. Patrick Church, then admire the landmark architecture of Kirkland Library, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Utica online trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Arlington to Utica with the Route module. Traveling from Arlington in January, things will get a bit cooler in Utica: highs are around 29°F and lows about 12°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Utica

Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

Virginia travel guide

Historic Sites · Wineries & Vineyards · Specialty Museums
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.