6 days in Virginia Itinerary

6 days in Virginia Itinerary

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6 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  5​h
1
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Chincoteague Island
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Luray
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Arlington
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Minneapolis

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Virginia Beach day trip planning site .

Minneapolis to Virginia Beach is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Minneapolis to Virginia Beach, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Virginia Beach: highs are around 85°F and lows about 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach
Chesapeake Bay Distillery ©
Chesapeake Bay Distillery

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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 12th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Chincoteague Island trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Chincoteague Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. June in Chincoteague Island sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Luray.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge ©

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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.
On the 13th (Thu), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Copper Fox Distillery, take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at River Hill Wine & Spirits. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Luray Hawksbill Greenway and then explore the stunning scenery at Luray Caverns.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Luray day trip tool .

Drive from Chincoteague Island to Luray in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, train, and car; or take a bus. In June in Luray, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Arlington.

Things to do in Luray

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Copper Fox Distillery, Skyline Drive
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns
Copper Fox Distillery ©
Copper Fox Distillery

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Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, contemplate the long history of Old Town, and then stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Arlington attractions planner.

Getting from Luray to Arlington by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Luray in June since evenings lows in Arlington dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Old Town
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Old Town ©
Old Town
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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