4 days in Virginia Itinerary

4 days in Virginia Itinerary

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4 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Norfolk
Drive:  30​min
1
Virginia Beach
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Alexandria
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
End: Norfolk

1
day
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 24th (Fri), engage your brain at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, then see the interesting displays at Military Aviation Museum, and then take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Virginia Beach trip itinerary planner.

Norfolk to Virginia Beach is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of tram and bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in May, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums
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Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Military Aviation Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum

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.
On the 25th (Sat), make a splash at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Here are some ideas for day two: take a tour of Jamestown Settlement, browse the exhibits of Colonial Williamsburg, and then admire the masterpieces at Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Williamsburg road trip website .

Getting from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Williamsburg can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Alexandria.

Things to do in Williamsburg

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

1
night
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then appreciate the history behind U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, and finally contemplate the long history of Old Town.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Alexandria trip tool .

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Alexandria takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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