6 days in Virginia Itinerary

6 days in Virginia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Virginia vacation planner
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Williamsburg
— 1 night
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Charlottesville
— 3 nights
Drive
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Alexandria
— 1 night
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, take an in-depth tour of American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Williamsburg holiday planner.

Tampa to Williamsburg is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tampa in March: highs in Williamsburg hover around 60°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Charlottesville.
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Charlottesville — 3 nights

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.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Caverns and Stony Man Mountain Overlook. Visit Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center and James Madison's Montpelier for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Charlottesville side-trips: Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum (in Staunton) and Little Washington Winery and Brewery (in Washington).

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Charlottesville trip maker site.

Drive from Williamsburg to Charlottesville in 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Alexandria.
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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.
On the 28th (Mon), enjoy the sea views from Jones Point Lighthouse, then steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery, and then make a trip to John F. Kennedy Grave Site.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Alexandria trip itinerary builder app.

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. In March, daily temperatures in Alexandria can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Virginia travel guide

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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.
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