6 days in Virginia Itinerary

6 days in Virginia Itinerary

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6 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly + subway:  5​h
1
Alexandria
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Luray
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Chincoteague Island
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
+3
taxi + Fly + foot + bus:  5​h 45​min
End: Houston

1
night
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
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 22nd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Old Town.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Alexandria route site .

Houston to Alexandria is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Houston to Alexandria due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Houston in November, with highs in Alexandria at 59°F and lows at 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Luray.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Arlington, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns

1
night
Luray

Luray ©
Nestled in the heart of the valley formed by the Shenandoah River, Luray draws visitors with a vast underground cavern system adorned with stalactites, stalagmites, and mirrored pools.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): stroll through Skyline Drive and then explore the stunning scenery at Luray Caverns.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Luray vacation planner .

Getting from Alexandria to Luray by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of subway, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Alexandria in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Luray, with lows of 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Luray

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Skyline Drive
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Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Chincoteague Island tour builder site .

You can drive from Luray to Chincoteague Island in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, train, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in November, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at First Landing State Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Virginia Beach, then see the interesting displays at Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Naval Aviation Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): experience rural life at Hunt Club Farm, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandbridge Beach, and then take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Virginia Beach trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Chincoteague Island to Virginia Beach by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach
First Landing State Park ©
First Landing State Park

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