6 days in Virginia Itinerary

6 days in Virginia Itinerary

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Arlington
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Virginia Beach
— 1 night
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Williamsburg
— 3 nights
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Charlottesville
— 1 night

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Arlington

Arlington ©

National History, Local Flavor

Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
On the 8th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, then don't miss a visit to John F. Kennedy Grave Site, and finally steep yourself in history at Little Library.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Arlington route maker site.

Kansas City to Arlington is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and subway. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in Arlington are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
John F. Kennedy Grave Site ©
John F. Kennedy Grave Site

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Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©

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.
On the 9th (Fri), brush up on your military savvy at Military Aviation Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Virginia Beach, and then take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Virginia Beach planner.

Getting from Arlington to Virginia Beach by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and tram. October in Virginia Beach sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Military Aviation Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach

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Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©

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.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 11th (Sun) at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg, get engrossed in the history at Historic Jamestowne, stop by Quirks of Art, and take a tour of Jamestown Settlement.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Williamsburg road trip app.

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Williamsburg are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne

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Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©

Hoo-Ville

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.
On the 13th (Tue), relax in the rural setting at Carter Mountain Orchard and then take in nature's colorful creations at Monticello.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Charlottesville trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Williamsburg to Charlottesville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Williamsburg in October since evenings lows in Charlottesville dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Monticello ©
Monticello
Carter Mountain Orchard ©
Carter Mountain Orchard

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