5 days in Virginia Itinerary

5 days in Virginia Itinerary

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5 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Williamsburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Charlottesville
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Denver

2
nights
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 15th (Fri), examine the collection at Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum, then learn about all things military at Military Aviation Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandbridge Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Virginia Beach trip planning website .

Denver to Virginia Beach is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Denver in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Virginia Beach, with lows of 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach
Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum ©
Military Aviation 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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in the history at American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, then steep yourself in history at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, then explore the world behind art at Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Williamsburg journey maker .

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. June in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Michie Tavern and then steep yourself in history at James Madison's Montpelier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of James Monroe's Highland, get engrossed in the history at Frontier Culture Museum, and then admire the landmark architecture of University of Virginia.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Charlottesville itinerary planner .

Drive from Williamsburg to Charlottesville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Williamsburg in June since evenings lows in Charlottesville dip to 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Nightlife Shopping

Side Trips

Frontier Culture Museum, James Madison's Montpelier
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James Madison's Montpelier ©
James Madison's Montpelier
James Monroe's Highland ©
James Monroe's Highland
Frontier Culture Museum ©
Frontier Culture Museum

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