4 days in Virginia Itinerary

4 days in Virginia Itinerary

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Williamsburg
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Virginia Beach
— 1 night
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Alexandria
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Charlottesville
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Jamestown Settlement and then steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Williamsburg holiday planning website.

Richmond to Williamsburg is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train. In October in Williamsburg, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

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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 8th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Military Aviation Museum, kick back and relax at Virginia Beach, and then take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Virginia Beach vacation maker site.

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Military Aviation Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): wander the streets of Old Town, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery, and finally make a trip to John F. Kennedy Grave Site.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Alexandria trip planner.

You can fly from Virginia Beach to Alexandria in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. October in Alexandria sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Old Town ©
Old Town

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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.
On the 10th (Sat), experience rural life at Carter Mountain Orchard, view the masterpieces at C'ville Arts: A Cooperative Gallery, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Monticello.

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Traveling by car from Alexandria to Charlottesville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of subway and bus. Traveling from Alexandria in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Charlottesville, with lows of 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Monticello ©
Monticello
Carter Mountain Orchard ©
Carter Mountain Orchard
C'ville Arts: A Cooperative Gallery ©
C'ville Arts: A Cooperative Gallery

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