6 days in Coastal Virginia - Eastern Shore Itinerary

6 days in Coastal Virginia - Eastern Shore Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Coastal Virginia - Eastern Shore trip planner

Make it your trip
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Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chincoteague Island
— 2 nights
Drive
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Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Fly

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Williamsburg

— 2 nights

Colonial Capital

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.
Shop till you drop at Yankee Candle Village and Williamsburg Art Gallery. St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum and Bruton Parish Episcopal Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Colonial Williamsburg, steep yourself in history at George Wythe House, browse the exhibits of Historic Jamestowne, and buy something for everyone on your list at Merchants Square.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Williamsburg day trip planner.

Atlanta to Williamsburg is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Williamsburg are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Chincoteague Island

— 2 nights
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 3rd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Chincoteague Cultural Alliance, then surround yourself with nature on Captain Dan's Around the Island Tours, and then look for gifts at MamerSass.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Chincoteague Island vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Chincoteague Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December in Chincoteague Island, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 36°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Virginia Beach

— 1 night

The Resort City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): kick back and relax at Virginia Beach, see the interesting displays at Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery, then kick back and relax at Sandbridge Beach, and finally look for gifts at Mermaid Factory.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Virginia Beach trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Chincoteague Island to Virginia Beach in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. December in Virginia Beach sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trip