6 days in Virginia Itinerary

6 days in Virginia Itinerary

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6 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Chincoteague Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Arlington
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h
End: Newark

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk and then kick back and relax at Virginia Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Croatan Beach and then stroll through Sandbridge Beach.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Virginia Beach trip planner.

Newark to Virginia Beach is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August in Virginia Beach, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach
Croatan Beach ©
Croatan Beach

2
nights
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
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 8th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, steep yourself in history at Governor's Palace, and then get engrossed in the history at Colonial Williamsburg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Jamestown Settlement, get engrossed in the history at Historic Jamestowne, and then kick back and relax at Yorktown Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Williamsburg can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Yorktown Beach
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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

1
night
Chincoteague Island

Chincoteague Island ©
Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Chincoteague Island route maker website .

Getting from Williamsburg to Chincoteague Island by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. While traveling from Williamsburg, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Chincoteague Island, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Arlington.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge ©

few
hours
Arlington

Arlington ©
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 11th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery and then get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Arlington trip planning website .

You can drive from Chincoteague Island to Arlington in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, train, and subway; or do a combination of bus, flight, and subway. In August, daily temperatures in Arlington can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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