3 days in Virginia Itinerary

3 days in Virginia Itinerary

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3 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Richmond
Drive:  2​h
1
Gladstone
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
2
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Williamsburg
— 1 night
Train:  1​h
End: Richmond

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day
Gladstone

Gladstone ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): admire the majestic nature at James River State Park.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Gladstone online attractions planner .

Richmond to Gladstone is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In June, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 64°F. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Gladstone

Parks Nature
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James River State Park ©
James River State Park

1
night
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.
On the 22nd (Sat), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, kick back and relax at Virginia Beach, and then take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Virginia Beach attractions planner .

You can drive from Gladstone to Virginia Beach in 3.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Virginia Beach can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

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Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
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 23rd (Sun), get in on the family fun at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Williamsburg trip maker tool .

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Theme Parks
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Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg

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