5 days in Virginia Itinerary

5 days in Virginia Itinerary

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5 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Alexandria
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Chincoteague Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Williamsburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Dallas

1
night
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
On the 6th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Torpedo Factory Art Center.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Alexandria driving holiday planner.

Dallas to Alexandria is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Dallas to Alexandria, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Dallas in July, with highs in Alexandria at 89°F and lows at 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Alexandria

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

George Washington's Mount Vernon, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, National Museum of the Marine Corps
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Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
George Washington's Mount Vernon ©
George Washington's Mount Vernon

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Chincoteague Island

Chincoteague Island ©
Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
On the 8th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Chincoteague Island itinerary planner .

Drive from Alexandria to Chincoteague Island in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge ©

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg, take an in-depth tour of Colonial Williamsburg Wetherburn Tavern, then look for gifts at Yankee Candle Company, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Williamsburg Art Gallery.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Williamsburg trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Chincoteague Island to Williamsburg by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Williamsburg can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Yankee Candle Company ©
Yankee Candle Company

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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.
On the 10th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Sandbridge Beach, take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk, and then kick back and relax at Virginia Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Virginia Beach trip itinerary site .

Getting from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Virginia Beach can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

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

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