5 days in Virginia Itinerary

5 days in Virginia Itinerary

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1
Alexandria
— 1 night
2
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
3
Virginia Beach
— 1 night

1
night
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 31st (Fri), walk around Grist Mill Park, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of George Washington's Mount Vernon, examine the collection at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, and then test your team's savvy at Escape Room Herndon.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Alexandria trip itinerary planning site.

New York City to Alexandria is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. July in Alexandria sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Arlington, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, George Washington's Mount Vernon, Escape Room Herndon
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

2
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 2nd (Sun): cool off at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): take a tour of Jamestown Settlement and then contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Williamsburg online day trip planner.

You can drive from Alexandria to Williamsburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Virginia Beach, and then take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Virginia Beach holiday planner.

You can drive from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
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Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center ©

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