4 days in Virginia Itinerary

4 days in Virginia Itinerary

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4 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Virginia Beach
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Williamsburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Arlington
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Newark

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): sample the fine beverages at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company and then take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Virginia Beach travel itinerary planner.

Newark to Virginia Beach is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Newark in December, expect nights in Virginia Beach to be about the same, around 39°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Breweries & Distilleries
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Tarnished Truth Distilling Company ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): step aboard Jamestown Settlement, then contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Williamsburg trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. December in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 38°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Arlington.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums
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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church ©
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church

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nights
Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, hit the slopes at Inside Ski Training Center, and then steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Marine Corps, then take a stroll through Old Town, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Arlington online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Arlington takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Williamsburg in December: highs in Arlington hover around 51°F, while lows dip to 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

National Museum of the Marine Corps, Inside Ski Training Center, Old Town, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

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