6 days in Virginia Itinerary

6 days in Virginia Itinerary

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6 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Miami
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  6​h
1
Charlottesville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Miami

2
nights
Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
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 ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of James Madison's Montpelier and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Appomattox Court House National Historical Park.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Charlottesville trip itinerary tool .

Miami to Charlottesville is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Miami in December, things will get much colder in Charlottesville: highs are around 52°F and lows about 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

James Madison's Montpelier, Brownsburg Museum, Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, Lee Chapel and Museum, Frontier Culture Museum
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James Madison's Montpelier ©
James Madison's Montpelier
Lee Chapel and Museum ©
Lee Chapel and Museum

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 2nd (Thu), steep yourself in history at American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, make a trip to Colonial Williamsburg, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, then explore the world behind art at DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum, then learn about all things military at White House of the Confederacy, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Episcopal Church.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Williamsburg day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Charlottesville to Williamsburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Williamsburg are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Richmond, American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg

1
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 4th (Sat): learn about all things military at Military Aviation Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Sandbridge Beach, and then immerse yourself in nature at First Landing State Park.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Virginia Beach trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach
First Landing State Park ©
First Landing State Park
Military Aviation Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum

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