5 days in Virginia Itinerary

5 days in Virginia Itinerary

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Alexandria
— 1 day
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Williamsburg
— 3 nights
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Virginia Beach
— 1 night
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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 21st (Sat): see the interesting displays at Carlyle House, get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and finally make a trip to John F. Kennedy Grave Site.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Alexandria trip planner.

New Orleans to Alexandria is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans to Alexandria, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in November, expect little chillier with lows of 42°F in Alexandria. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Williamsburg.

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3
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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Colonial Williamsburg and The Mariners' Museum & Park. Explore Williamsburg's surroundings by going to Smithfield (St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum & Windsor Castle Park). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Historic Jamestowne, stop by Quirks of Art, and take a tour of Jamestown Settlement.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg trip planner.

Getting from Alexandria to Williamsburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Virginia Beach.

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Jamestown Settlement ©
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Jamestown Settlement
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Historic Jamestowne ©
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Historic Jamestowne
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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 25th (Wed), kick back and relax at Sandbridge Beach, get interesting insight from iFLY Va Beach Indoor Skydiving, and then take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Virginia Beach travel route planning site.

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In November in Virginia Beach, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
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