5 days in Virginia Itinerary

5 days in Virginia Itinerary

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Arlington
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Richmond
— 1 night
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Charlottesville
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Air Force Memorial and then pause for some photo ops at Pentagon Memorial.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, use the Arlington trip itinerary builder tool.

London, UK to Arlington is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from London to Arlington, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in May: high temperatures in Arlington hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Richmond.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Pentagon Memorial ©
Pentagon Memorial
John F. Kennedy Grave Site ©
John F. Kennedy Grave Site

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Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
On the 28th (Tue), ponder the world of politics at Virginia Capitol Building, explore the world behind art at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Cemetery, then brush up on your military savvy at White House of the Confederacy, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Episcopal Church.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Richmond trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Arlington to Richmond takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. In May, daytime highs in Richmond are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Hollywood Cemetery ©
Hollywood Cemetery
Virginia Capitol Building ©
Virginia Capitol Building
White House of the Confederacy ©
White House of the Confederacy

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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 29th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Monticello, contemplate the long history of James Monroe's Highland, then relax in the rural setting at Carter Mountain Orchard, and finally deepen your understanding at University of Virginia.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Charlottesville travel route site.

You can drive from Richmond to Charlottesville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Charlottesville are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Monticello ©
Monticello
James Monroe's Highland ©
James Monroe's Highland
University of Virginia ©
University of Virginia

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