4 days in Virginia & Raleigh Itinerary

4 days in Virginia & Raleigh Itinerary

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4 days in Virginia & Raleigh Itinerary

Start: Norfolk
Drive:  1​h
1
Williamsburg
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Alexandria
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Raleigh
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
End: Norfolk

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): look for gifts at Yankee Candle Company and then take an in-depth tour of Colonial Williamsburg.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Williamsburg trip itinerary planner.

Norfolk to Williamsburg is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive 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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Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): wander the streets of Old Town, get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Alexandria online journey planner .

You can drive from Williamsburg to Alexandria in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and subway. April in Alexandria sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Raleigh.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Arlington
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Raleigh trip maker app .

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Alexandria to Raleigh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Raleigh are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Raleigh

Shopping
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Cameron Village ©
Cameron Village

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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.
On the 2nd (Wed), kick back and relax at Sandbridge Beach and then stroll through Virginia Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Virginia Beach trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Raleigh to Virginia Beach in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach

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