3 days in Virginia Itinerary

3 days in Virginia Itinerary

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3 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Alexandria
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Williamsburg
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Newark

1
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 1st (Mon), see the interesting displays at National Museum of the Marine Corps and then steep yourself in history at George Washington's Distillery & Gristmill. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery, and then see the interesting displays at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Alexandria online holiday planner .

Newark to Alexandria is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Arlington, National Museum of the Marine Corps, George Washington's Distillery & Gristmill, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): explore the galleries of Colonial Williamsburg, enjoy the sand and surf at Yorktown Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church.

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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. July in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Yorktown Beach
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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church ©
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church
Yorktown Beach ©
Yorktown Beach

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