5 days in Virginia Itinerary

5 days in Virginia Itinerary

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5 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Norfolk
Drive:  30​min
1
Virginia Beach
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
2
Shenandoah National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
3
Chincoteague Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Norfolk

1
day
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 (Fri), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, identify plant and animal life at Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Virginia Beach visit planner.

Norfolk to Virginia Beach is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of tram and bus. May in Virginia Beach sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Shenandoah National Park.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Horseback Riding Tours
Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge ©
Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
nights
Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
On the 11th (Sat), stop by SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts, take in the awesome beauty at Bearfence Mountain, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Saunders-Monticello Trail and then make a trip to Les Yeux du Monde.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Shenandoah National Park trip maker website .

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Shenandoah National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Virginia Beach in May since evenings lows in Shenandoah National Park dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Charlottesville, SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts, Zipline
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Bearfence Mountain ©
Bearfence Mountain
Zipline
Les Yeux du Monde ©
Les Yeux du Monde

2
nights
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 13th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your game on at Surfside Golf, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Depot, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Chincoteague Island driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Shenandoah National Park to Chincoteague Island takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In May in Chincoteague Island, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge ©
Surfside Golf ©
Surfside Golf

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