6 days in Williamsburg & Washington DC Itinerary

6 days in Williamsburg & Washington DC Itinerary

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6 days in Williamsburg & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Alpharetta
Drive:  10​h
1
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Alpharetta

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes American Revolution Museum at Yorktown as well as Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Williamsburg journey app .

Alpharetta to Williamsburg is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In July in Williamsburg, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Washington DC.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, Manassas National Battlefield Park
Highlights from your plan
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Manassas National Battlefield Park ©

3
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lincoln Memorial as well as Jefferson Memorial. On the 23rd (Tue), examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial, appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial, then pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC tour planner.

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 73°F at night. On the 25th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
United States Capitol ©
United States Capitol

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