6 days in Virginia Itinerary

6 days in Virginia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Virginia journey planner

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Harrisonburg
— 1 day
Drive
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Floyd
— 1 night
Drive
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Williamsburg
— 1 night
Drive
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Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
Fly
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Arlington
— 1 night
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Harrisonburg

— 1 day
Harrisonburg is an independent city in the Shenandoah Valley region of the U.S. state of Virginia. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): stop by Harper's Statuary and Water Gardens, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Shenandoah Heritage Market, and then buy something for everyone on your list at The Shops at Dayton Farmers Market.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Harrisonburg sightseeing app.

Washington DC to Harrisonburg is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Washington DC in November since evenings lows in Harrisonburg dip to 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Floyd.

Things to do in Harrisonburg

Shopping

Side Trip

Floyd

— 1 night
Floyd is a town in Floyd County, Virginia, United States. On the 14th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Troika Contemporary Crafts, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Floyd Farmers Market, then browse for treasures at Finders Keepers, and finally look for gifts at Floyd Country Store.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Floyd trip builder site.

You can drive from Harrisonburg to Floyd in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in November, and nighttime lows around 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Floyd

Shopping · Museums

Williamsburg

— 1 night

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.
On the 15th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg, stop by Christmas Mouse, and then revel in the low prices at Williamsburg Premium Outlets.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg trip maker.

You can drive from Floyd to Williamsburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Floyd in November: high temperatures in Williamsburg hover around 63°F and lows are around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Virginia Beach

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): look for gifts at The Shops At Hilltop, then stroll through Sandbridge Beach, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and finally take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery, take a stroll around Brock Environmental Center - Chesapeake Bay Foundation, then kick back and relax at Virginia Beach, and finally sample the fine beverages at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Virginia Beach trip builder.

You can drive from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Virginia Beach can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Arlington.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors · Shopping · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Arlington

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): look for gifts at Ten Thousand Villages Alexandria, then take in the exciting artwork at Torpedo Factory Art Center, then steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery, and finally make a trip to John F. Kennedy Grave Site.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Arlington attractions planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Virginia Beach to Arlington takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Arlington are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Arlington

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Virginia travel guide

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Historic Sites · Wineries & Vineyards · Gardens
Old Dominion
The home of the first permanent English colony in the New World, Virginia is a prime holiday destination for those looking to immerse themselves in American heritage. Proud of its colorful history, distinct culture, and southern drawl, Virginians see their state as the place where the imaginary line between the north and the south is drawn. With scenic beauties as diverse as its people, Virginia is a land of rolling hills, rugged mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, and secluded beaches along picturesque bays. Bordered on the east by the Atlantic and the west by the Appalachian Mountains, with rolling farmland in the middle, the state offers countless places to visit for history buffs, nature lovers, and passionate foodies.