3 days in Virginia Itinerary

3 days in Virginia Itinerary

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3 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Durham
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Alexandria
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Williamsburg
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Durham

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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 21st (Thu), examine the collection at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and then wander the streets of Old Town.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Alexandria trip planning website .

Durham to Alexandria is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In November, daily temperatures in Alexandria can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arlington, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
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Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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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 23rd (Sat): steep yourself in history at Jamestown Settlement and then make a splash at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Williamsburg trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Alexandria to Williamsburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. November in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

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