31 days in Virginia Itinerary

31 days in Virginia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Entebbe
Fly + Drive:  22 h 30 min
1
Charlottesville
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Williamsburg
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Virginia Beach
— 6 nights
Fly + Subway:  2 h 45 min
4
Alexandria
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Purcellville
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h 45 min
End: Entebbe

5
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Charlottesville: Luray Caverns (in Luray), Scottsville (Canal Basin Square & James River Brewery) and Bold Rock Hard Cider (in Nellysford). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Monticello, view the masterpieces at C'ville Arts: A Cooperative Gallery, appreciate the history behind National D-Day Memorial, and sample the tasty concoctions at Loose Shoe Brewing Company.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Charlottesville online trip itinerary maker.

Entebbe, Uganda to Charlottesville is an approximately 22.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from East Africa Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Entebbe in December; daily highs in Charlottesville reach 13°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Parks Breweries & Distilleries Nature

Side Trips

Scottsville, National D-Day Memorial, Skyline Drive, Luray Caverns, Virginia Distillery Company
Highlights from your plan
Monticello ©
Monticello
Bold Rock Hard Cider ©
Bold Rock Hard Cider
Loose Shoe Brewing Company ©
Loose Shoe Brewing Company

6
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Williamsburg: Gauthier Vineyard (in Barhamsville), Good Luck Cellars (in Kilmarnock) and Newport News (The Noland Trail & The Mariners' Museum & Park). And it doesn't end there: cool off at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, contemplate the long history of Bassett Hall, learn about winemaking at Silver Hand Meadery, and get engrossed in the history at Colonial Williamsburg.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Williamsburg online tour planner.

Drive from Charlottesville to Williamsburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Williamsburg are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Newport News, Gauthier Vineyard, Good Luck Cellars
Highlights from your plan
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Good Luck Cellars ©
Good Luck Cellars
Gauthier Vineyard ©
Gauthier Vineyard

6
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Virginia Beach: Suffolk Seaboard Station Railroad Museum (in Suffolk), Chatham Vineyards (in Machipongo) and Ammo Brewing (in Petersburg). There's much more to do: sample the fine beverages at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company, kick back and relax at Virginia Beach, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at O'Connor Brewing Co..

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Virginia Beach trip builder.

You can drive from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Breweries & Distilleries Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Norfolk, Suffolk Seaboard Station Railroad Museum, Chatham Vineyards, Ammo Brewing
Highlights from your plan
Tarnished Truth Distilling Company ©
Tarnished Truth Distilling Company
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach

5
nights
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Alexandria: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (in Richmond), A. Smith Bowman Distillery (in Fredericksburg) and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Old Town, contemplate the long history of Little Library, pause for some serene contemplation at The Basilica of Saint Mary, and brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Marine Corps.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Alexandria trip itinerary maker tool.

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Virginia Beach to Alexandria in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Virginia Beach in December, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Alexandria: temperatures range from 12°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car to Purcellville.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Arlington, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, National Funeral Home and Memorial Park, George Washington's Mount Vernon, MurLarkey Distilled Spirits
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
MurLarkey Distilled Spirits ©
MurLarkey Distilled Spirits
Zephaniah Farm Vineyard ©
Zephaniah Farm Vineyard

7
nights
Purcellville

Purcellville ©
Purcellville is a town in Loudoun County, Virginia, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Purcellville: My Neighbor and Me (in Berryville), Long Branch Plantation (in Millwood) and Fox Meadow Winery (in Linden). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Catoctin Creek Distillery, do a tasting at Vintage Ridge Vineyard, and sample the tasty concoctions at Corcoran Brewing.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Purcellville trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Alexandria to Purcellville in 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Purcellville are 6°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Purcellville

Wineries Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Warrenton, Delaplane, Middleburg, Waterford, My Neighbor and Me
Highlights from your plan
Village Winery ©
Village Winery
Catoctin Creek Distillery ©
Catoctin Creek Distillery
Dirt Farm Brewing ©
Dirt Farm Brewing

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