5 days in Virginia Itinerary

5 days in Virginia Itinerary

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

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Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©

Colonial Capital

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 24th (Mon): step aboard Jamestown Settlement, steep yourself in history at Historic Jamestowne, and then learn about winemaking at Silver Hand Meadery. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, and then stroll through Yorktown Beach.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Williamsburg trip planner.

Richmond to Williamsburg is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train. In June in Williamsburg, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

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Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©

The Resort City

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.
On the 26th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandbridge Beach, take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Virginia Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Virginia Beach trip planning website.

You can drive from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in June, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk

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Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, then take in the exciting artwork at Torpedo Factory Art Center, and finally take a stroll through Old Town. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of George Washington's Mount Vernon, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Marine Corps, and then examine the collection at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Alexandria trip planning app.

You can fly from Virginia Beach to Alexandria in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

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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

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