4 days in Virginia Itinerary

4 days in Virginia Itinerary

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4 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Arlington
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Atlanta

1
night
Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then steep yourself in history at Little Library, then examine the collection at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Inside Ski Training Center.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Arlington holiday site .

Atlanta to Arlington is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. Traveling from Atlanta in January, expect Arlington to be little chillier, temps between 44°F and 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Little Library, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Inside Ski Training Center
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Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg, contemplate the long history of Governor's Palace, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church. Keep things going the next day: take a tour of Jamestown Settlement and then make a splash at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Williamsburg itinerary site .

Drive from Arlington to Williamsburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from Arlington, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Williamsburg, ranging from highs of 50°F to lows of 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

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