5 days in Virginia Itinerary

5 days in Virginia Itinerary

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5 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Kalamazoo
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Richmond
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Chincoteague Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Virginia Beach
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Kalamazoo

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Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Richmond route planner .

Kalamazoo to Richmond is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Kalamazoo in August, with highs in Richmond at 87°F and lows at 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites
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Hollywood Cemetery ©
Hollywood Cemetery
St. John's Episcopal Church ©
St. John's Episcopal Church

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Assateague Lighthouse, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Chincoteague, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally shop like a local with Tryfan Gallery.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Chincoteague Island trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Richmond to Chincoteague Island in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Chincoteague Island can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Assateague Lighthouse
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Assateague Lighthouse ©
Assateague Lighthouse
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Museum of Chincoteague ©
Museum of Chincoteague

3
nights
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.
Let the collections at Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum and The Mariners' Museum & Park capture your imagination. Step off the beaten path and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Horseback Riding Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to American Revolution Museum at Yorktown (in Yorktown) and Bruton Parish Episcopal Church (in Williamsburg). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Sandbridge Beach, see the interesting displays at Military Aviation Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at First Landing State Park.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Virginia Beach trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Chincoteague Island to Virginia Beach takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August in Virginia Beach, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, The Mariners' Museum & Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Horseback Riding Tours
Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum ©

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