4 days in Virginia Itinerary

4 days in Virginia Itinerary

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4 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  4​h 15​min
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Alexandria
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Charlottesville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Williamsburg
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

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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.
On the 13th (Sat), examine the collection at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and finally take a stroll through Old Town.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Alexandria sightseeing planning app .

Fort Lauderdale to Alexandria is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in July, Alexandria is a bit cooler at night with lows of 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arlington, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): do a tasting at Keswick Vineyards, then explore and take pictures at Monticello, then steep yourself in history at James Monroe's Highland, and finally do a tasting at Jefferson Vineyards.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Charlottesville tour itinerary website .

You can take a train from Alexandria to Charlottesville in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Traveling from Alexandria in July, Charlottesville is slightly colder at night with lows of 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trip

Keswick Vineyards
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Monticello ©
Monticello
James Monroe's Highland ©
James Monroe's Highland
Jefferson Vineyards ©
Jefferson Vineyards

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Colonial Williamsburg, look for gifts at Silver Hand Meadery, and then steep yourself in history at Jamestown Settlement.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Williamsburg trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Charlottesville to Williamsburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Williamsburg can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Wineries
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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement
Silver Hand Meadery ©
Silver Hand Meadery

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