5 days in Virginia & West Virginia Itinerary

5 days in Virginia & West Virginia Itinerary

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5 days in Virginia & West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Kalamazoo
Fly:  7​h
1
Virginia Beach
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Arlington
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Weston
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
End: Kalamazoo

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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.
To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Virginia Beach day trip planner .

Kalamazoo to Virginia Beach is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Kalamazoo in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 72°F in Virginia Beach. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Williamsburg.
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Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): cool off at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Colonial Williamsburg, then steep yourself in history at Governor's Palace, and then steep yourself in history at Jamestown Settlement.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg vacation maker site .

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In August in Williamsburg, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 70°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Arlington.

Things to do in Williamsburg

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

1
night
Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, step off the mainland to explore Theodore Roosevelt Island Park, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Arlington trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Arlington takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Weston.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Theodore Roosevelt Island Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt Island Park
Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns

1
night
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Appalachian Glass and then contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Weston trip itinerary site .

Getting from Arlington to Weston by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Arlington in August: high temperatures in Weston hover around 80°F and lows are around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Weston

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Appalachian Glass ©
Appalachian Glass

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