6 days in Virginia Itinerary

6 days in Virginia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Virginia tour itinerary planner
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Richmond
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Williamsburg
— 1 night
Drive
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Charlottesville
— 2 nights
Drive
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Alexandria
— 1 night
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Richmond
— 1 night
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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.
To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Richmond online route planner.

Tampa to Richmond is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tampa in March, you will find days in Richmond are slightly colder (58°F), and nights are colder (36°F). You'll set off for Williamsburg on the 23rd (Wed).
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Williamsburg — 1 night

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 your second day here, steep yourself in history at Bassett Hall, then contemplate the long history of George Wythe House, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Williamsburg online day trip planner.

You can drive from Richmond to Williamsburg in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in March, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Charlottesville.
Historic Sites

Charlottesville — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum and then Head underground at Grand Caverns. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of James Monroe's Highland.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Charlottesville itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Charlottesville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in March, and nighttime lows around 35°F. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Alexandria.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Side Trips

Alexandria — 1 night

Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Jones Point Lighthouse, examine the collection at Carlyle House, and then steep yourself in history at Birthplace National Monument.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Alexandria online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Charlottesville to Alexandria takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and subway. March in Alexandria sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 37°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Richmond.
Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip

Richmond — 1 night

On the 28th (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at Pocahontas State Park and then take in the history at Berkeley Plantation.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Richmond holiday maker app.

You can drive from Alexandria to Richmond in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Side Trips

Virginia travel guide

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History Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Historic Sites
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.