5 days in Virginia Itinerary

5 days in Virginia Itinerary

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

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.
On the 2nd (Thu), steep yourself in history at Little Library and then examine the collection at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and then appreciate the history behind U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Arlington trip itinerary planning app.

Indianapolis to Arlington is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and subway. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Indianapolis in July: high temperatures in Arlington hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Little Library
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): make a splash at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Jamestown Settlement and then don't miss a visit to Colonial Williamsburg.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Williamsburg day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Arlington to Williamsburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train; or fly. July in Williamsburg sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car 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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Owl Creek, thenkick back and relax at Virginia Beach, and then take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Virginia Beach trip maker site.

Getting from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Virginia Beach are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Owl Creek ©
Owl Creek

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