5 days in Virginia Itinerary

5 days in Virginia Itinerary

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5 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Columbus
Fly:  3​h
1
Arlington
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
2
Virginia Beach
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Columbus

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 9th (Mon), stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery and then wander the streets of Old Town. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, learn about all things military at National Museum of the Marine Corps, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and finally don't miss a visit to John F. Kennedy Grave Site.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Arlington online journey planner .

Columbus to Arlington is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Columbus in September since evenings lows in Arlington dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

National Museum of the Marine Corps, Old Town, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

3
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Virginia Beach: Williamsburg (Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown Settlement, & more). There's more to do: take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Virginia Beach travel route planning app .

Getting from Arlington to Virginia Beach by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Williamsburg
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Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg

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