5 days in Newark, Virginia & Rockingham Itinerary

5 days in Newark, Virginia & Rockingham Itinerary

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5 days in Newark, Virginia & Rockingham Itinerary

Start: Newark
1
Newark
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Williamsburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Arlington
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
5
Rockingham
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Newark

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Newark

Newark ©
Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in the waterfront at Hudson River Waterfront, admire the masterpieces at Gateways to Newark: Portraits, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Newark trip maker website .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Newark. In August, daily temperatures in Newark can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Newark

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Hudson River Waterfront
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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Virginia Beach, and then take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Virginia Beach online trip planner .

You can fly from Newark to Virginia Beach in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Virginia Beach are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches
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Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach

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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 23rd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Jamestown Settlement, then cool off at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Williamsburg trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Arlington.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church ©
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church

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Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
On the 24th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery, and finally wander the streets of Old Town.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Arlington trip builder app .

Getting from Williamsburg to Arlington by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August in Arlington, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Rockingham.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Old Town
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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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Rockingham

Rockingham ©
Rockingham is a town in Windham County, Vermont, United States, along the Connecticut River. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Rockingham Meeting House, stop by Vermont Country Store, and then experience rural life at Vermont Shepherd.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Rockingham trip itinerary maker app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Arlington to Rockingham. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Arlington in August, with highs in Rockingham at 80°F and lows at 55°F. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rockingham

Shopping

Side Trip

Vermont Shepherd
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Vermont Country Store ©
Vermont Country Store
Vermont Shepherd ©
Vermont Shepherd
Rockingham Meeting House ©
Rockingham Meeting House

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