6 days in Virginia Itinerary

6 days in Virginia Itinerary

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6 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Austin
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Charlottesville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Appomattox
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Richmond
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
End: Austin

2
nights
Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
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 9th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Comforter Roman Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): steep yourself in history at James Monroe's Highland, admire the striking features of University of Virginia, and then steep yourself in history at James Madison's Montpelier.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Charlottesville trip itinerary maker tool .

Austin to Charlottesville is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Austin to Charlottesville. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Austin in April: high temperatures in Charlottesville hover around 69°F and lows are around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Appomattox.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Wineries Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

King Family Vineyards, Veritas Vineyard & Winery, Albemarle CiderWorks, James Madison's Montpelier
Highlights from your plan
James Madison's Montpelier ©
James Madison's Montpelier
Veritas Vineyard & Winery ©
Veritas Vineyard & Winery
King Family Vineyards ©
King Family Vineyards

1
night
Appomattox

Appomattox ©
Appomattox is a town in Appomattox County, Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox, contemplate the long history of McLean House, then admire all the interesting features of Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, and finally take an in-depth tour of Clover Hill Village.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Appomattox trip app .

Traveling by car from Charlottesville to Appomattox takes 1.5 hours. April in Appomattox sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Richmond.

Things to do in Appomattox

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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McLean House ©
McLean House

1
night
Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): ponder the world of politics at Virginia Capitol Building, brush up on your military savvy at White House of the Confederacy, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Episcopal Church, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Cemetery, and finally wander the streets of Carytown.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Richmond travel site .

Traveling by car from Appomattox to Richmond takes 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Hollywood Cemetery ©
Hollywood Cemetery
White House of the Confederacy ©
White House of the Confederacy
Carytown ©
Carytown

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Military Aviation Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandbridge Beach, and then see the interesting displays at Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Virginia Beach trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Richmond to Virginia Beach takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums Parks Beaches
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Military Aviation Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach
Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum ©

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