6 days in Virginia Beach & Cape Charles Itinerary

6 days in Virginia Beach & Cape Charles Itinerary

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6 days in Virginia Beach & Cape Charles Itinerary

Start: Virginia Beach
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Virginia Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
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Cape Charles
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Virginia Beach

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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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Virginia Beach and Sandbridge Beach. Colonial Williamsburg and Virginia Beach Law Enforcement Memorial will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Virginia Beach: Williamsburg (Jamestown Settlement, Bassett Hall, & more). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk, explore the world behind art at The Artists Gallery, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company, and let little ones run wild at Grommet Island Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Virginia Beach online driving holiday planner .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are Norfolk International Airport, Newport News Williamsburg International Airport and Richmond International Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cape Charles.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Williamsburg
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Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
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Colonial Williamsburg
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Historic Jamestowne

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Cape Charles

Cape Charles ©
Cape Charles is a town in Northampton County, Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Historic Christ Church, don't miss a visit to Stage Door Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at The Lemon Tree Gallery and Studio, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Charles Beach, and finally snap pictures at Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Charles online trip builder .

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Cape Charles in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Cape Charles

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Historic Christ Church
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Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel ©
Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel
Historic Christ Church ©
Historic Christ Church
Cape Charles Beach ©
Cape Charles Beach

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