5 days in Virginia Itinerary

5 days in Virginia Itinerary

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5 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  4​h
1
Triangle
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Orange
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Staunton
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Williamsburg
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Newark

few
hours
Triangle

Triangle ©
Triangle is a census-designated place (CDP) in Prince William County, Virginia, United States. On the 27th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Weems-Botts Museum and then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Marine Corps.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Triangle route maker app .

Newark to Triangle is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Orange.

Things to do in Triangle

Museums

Side Trip

Weems-Botts Museum
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National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
Weems-Botts Museum ©
Weems-Botts Museum

2
nights
Orange

Orange ©
Orange is a town in, and county seat of, Orange County, Virginia, United States. On the 28th (Fri), stop by SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts, then learn about all things military at Vietnam War Foundation Museum, then contemplate the long history of James Madison's Montpelier, and finally shop like a local with The Arts Center in Orange. On the next day, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Finders Keepers, indulge your taste buds at Moving Meadows Farm, take an in-depth tour of The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum, then view the masterpieces at Warehouse Art Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at River District Arts.

Plan trip to Orange with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Triangle to Orange in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Staunton.

Things to do in Orange

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Luray, Vietnam War Foundation Museum, SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts, James Madison's Montpelier, Moving Meadows Farm
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Warehouse Art Gallery ©
Warehouse Art Gallery
Moving Meadows Farm ©
Moving Meadows Farm
SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts ©
SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts

1
night
Staunton

Staunton ©
Staunton is an independent city in the U.S. On the 30th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Frontier Culture Museum, then learn about all things military at Augusta Military Academy Museum, then look for gifts at Factory Antique Mall, and finally see the interesting displays at Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Staunton trip planner.

You can drive from Orange to Staunton in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Staunton can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Staunton

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Factory Antique Mall, Augusta Military Academy Museum
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Frontier Culture Museum ©
Frontier Culture Museum
Factory Antique Mall ©
Factory Antique Mall
Augusta Military Academy Museum ©
Augusta Military Academy Museum

1
night
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.
On the 31st (Mon), browse the different shops at Merchants Square, steep yourself in history at George Wythe House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, explore the world behind art at DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, and finally look for gifts at Yankee Candle Company.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Williamsburg road trip planner.

Drive from Staunton to Williamsburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Staunton in December, expect Williamsburg to be a bit warmer, temps between 56°F and 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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George Wythe House ©
George Wythe House
Merchants Square ©
Merchants Square

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