5 days in Virginia Itinerary

5 days in Virginia Itinerary

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5 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Huntsville
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Shenandoah National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Chincoteague Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Arlington
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Huntsville

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Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Appalachian Trail has been added to your itinerary.

Make your Shenandoah National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Huntsville to Shenandoah National Park is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Huntsville to Shenandoah National Park is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Shenandoah National Park are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Appalachian Trail ©
Appalachian Trail
Mary's Rock Summit Trail ©
Mary's Rock Summit Trail

2
nights
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 16th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg, then contemplate the long history of George Wythe House, then steep yourself in history at Governor's Palace, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Jamestown Settlement, then contemplate the long history of Historic Jamestowne, and then steep yourself in history at Public Hospital Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Williamsburg trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Shenandoah National Park to Williamsburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums
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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Chincoteague Island trip planner .

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Chincoteague Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Williamsburg in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Chincoteague Island: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Arlington.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge ©

1
night
Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
On the 19th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, then contemplate the long history of Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Arlington tour itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Chincoteague Island to Arlington in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. July in Arlington sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

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