7 days in Virginia & Assateague Island Itinerary

7 days in Virginia & Assateague Island Itinerary

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7 days in Virginia & Assateague Island Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Cape Charles
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Assateague Island
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

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 18th (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Hunt Club Farm, then have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Virginia, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): hike along Currituck Banks Reserve, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then appreciate the history behind The Monument to a Century of Flight.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Virginia Beach itinerary planning website .

Philadelphia to Virginia Beach is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in August, and nighttime lows around 72°F. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Cape Charles.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Parasailing & Paragliding, Currituck Banks Reserve, Children's Museum of Virginia, The Monument to a Century of Flight
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Currituck Banks Reserve ©
Currituck Banks Reserve
Parasailing & Paragliding
Children's Museum of Virginia ©
Children's Museum of Virginia

1
night
Cape Charles

Cape Charles
Cape Charles is a town in Northampton County, Virginia, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Elms Beach Park and Hughlett Point Natural Area. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gloucester Point Beach Park and Beaverdam Park. Take a break from Cape Charles with a short trip to Good Luck Cellars in Kilmarnock, about 1h 05 min away. Spend the 19th (Mon) exploring nature at Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge. There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Savage Neck Dunes Dunes Natural Area Preserve.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cape Charles holiday builder app .

Philadelphia to Cape Charles is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. August in Cape Charles sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 70°F at night. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Charles

Outdoors Parks Tours

3
nights
Assateague Island

Assateague Island ©
Spend the 22nd (Thu) exploring nature at Assateague Island National Seashore.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Assateague Island tour planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cape Charles to Assateague Island. In August in Assateague Island, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 67°F at night. On the 24th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Assateague Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Assateague Island National Seashore ©

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