7 days in Virginia Itinerary

7 days in Virginia Itinerary

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7 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Arlington
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
2
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Williamsburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Charlottesville
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
End: Atlanta

1
night
Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): don't miss a visit to John F. Kennedy Grave Site, stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and then appreciate the history behind U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, wander the streets of Old Town, and then examine the collection at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Arlington online trip builder .

Atlanta to Arlington is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Arlington are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

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 11th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Chrysler Museum of Art, take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk, and then kick back and relax at Virginia Beach.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Virginia Beach sightseeing planning website .

Fly from Arlington to Virginia Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Virginia Beach are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Chrysler Museum of Art
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Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Chrysler Museum of Art ©
Chrysler Museum of Art

3
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.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 14th (Fri) at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of Colonial Williamsburg, contemplate the long history of Historic Jamestowne, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, and explore the world behind art at Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Williamsburg trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Williamsburg can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
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Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at C'ville Arts: A Cooperative Gallery, then admire the landmark architecture of University of Virginia, then explore the world behind art at Jefferson School African American Heritage Center, and finally admire the natural beauty at Monticello.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Charlottesville driving holiday planning site .

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Charlottesville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Charlottesville are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Monticello ©
Monticello
University of Virginia ©
University of Virginia

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