3 days in Virginia Itinerary

3 days in Virginia Itinerary

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3 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Virginia Beach
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Williamsburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Alexandria
— 1 night
Train:  2​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): kick back and relax at Virginia Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Virginia Beach tour itinerary maker app .

Philadelphia to Virginia Beach is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach

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night
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.
On the 7th (Sat), look for gifts at Yankee Candle Company and then take an in-depth tour of Colonial Williamsburg.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Williamsburg trip site .

Drive from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Alexandria.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Yankee Candle Company ©
Yankee Candle Company

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night
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
On the 8th (Sun), take a stroll through Old Town, explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Village at Shirlington.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Alexandria itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Alexandria takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and subway. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Arlington
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Village at Shirlington ©
Village at Shirlington

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