4 days in Virginia Itinerary

4 days in Virginia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + Taxi:  3 h 30 min
1
Virginia Beach
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Arlington
— 1 night
Subway + Train:  2 h 30 min
End: Philadelphia

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stroll through Virginia Beach, examine the collection at Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum, and then kick back and relax at Chick's Beach.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Virginia Beach visit website.

Philadelphia to Virginia Beach is an approximately 3.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. July in Virginia Beach sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Chick's Beach ©
Chick's Beach
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum ©
Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum

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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 10th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Colonial National Historical Park and then make a splash at Water Country USA. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Colonial Williamsburg Capitol Building, admire the majestic nature at Chippokes Plantation State Park, do a tasting at Silver Hand Meadery, contemplate the long history of George Wythe House, then pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, and finally immerse yourself in nature at York River State Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Williamsburg route planner.

Drive from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Arlington.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Nature Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Chippokes Plantation State Park
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Colonial National Historical Park ©
Colonial National Historical Park
Chippokes Plantation State Park ©
Chippokes Plantation State Park
York River State Park ©
York River State Park

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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 12th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Billy Goat Trail and then stroll around Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Arlington trip planner.

You can drive from Williamsburg to Arlington in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and subway; or do a combination of bus, taxi, flight, and subway. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Arlington

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Billy Goat Trail, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
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Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts ©
Billy Goat Trail ©
Billy Goat Trail

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