3 days in Virginia Itinerary

3 days in Virginia Itinerary

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Arlington
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Charlottesville
— 1 night
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Williamsburg
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Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery, and then pause for some photo ops at U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Arlington travel route builder tool.

Washington DC to Arlington is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a subway; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial ©
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial

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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 10th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at Carter Mountain Orchard and then admire the natural beauty at Monticello.

To find reviews and more tourist information, use the Charlottesville journey planner.

Traveling by car from Arlington to Charlottesville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of subway and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Charlottesville when traveling from Arlington in October, with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites · Parks
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Monticello ©
Monticello
Carter Mountain Orchard ©
Carter Mountain Orchard

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Jamestown Settlement and then don't miss a visit to Colonial Williamsburg.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Williamsburg trip planner.

You can drive from Charlottesville to Williamsburg in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Williamsburg when traveling from Charlottesville in October, with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

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