7 days in Virginia Itinerary

7 days in Virginia Itinerary

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7 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  3​h
1
Charlottesville
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Williamsburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Alexandria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Atlanta

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Carter Mountain Orchard and then admire the natural beauty at Monticello.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Charlottesville trip planner .

Atlanta to Charlottesville is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In November, Charlottesville is little chillier than Atlanta - with highs of 59°F and lows of 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Monticello ©
Monticello
Carter Mountain Orchard ©
Carter Mountain Orchard

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.
Take a break from Williamsburg with a short trip to Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Colonial Williamsburg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, steep yourself in history at Jamestown Settlement, and make a splash at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Williamsburg trip planner .

Traveling by car from Charlottesville to Williamsburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Highlights from your plan
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

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 26th (Tue): learn about all things military at Military Aviation Museum, then sample the fine beverages at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company, and then take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Virginia Beach online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. November in Virginia Beach sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Tarnished Truth Distilling Company ©
Military Aviation Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum

2
nights
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take a stroll through Old Town, then get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and finally make a trip to John F. Kennedy Grave Site. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Marine Corps, then examine the collection at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Aslin Brewery.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Alexandria itinerary maker .

You can fly from Virginia Beach to Alexandria in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in November, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arlington, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Aslin Brewery, National Museum of the Marine Corps
Highlights from your plan
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

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