7 days in Virginia Itinerary

7 days in Virginia Itinerary

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Alexandria
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Virginia Beach
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Williamsburg
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Charlottesville
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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 17th (Tue): examine the collection at Carlyle House, then stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and then make a trip to John F. Kennedy Grave Site. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Marine Corps, examine the collection at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, and then test your team's savvy at Escape Room Herndon.

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San Francisco to Alexandria is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of subway and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from San Francisco in November, with highs in Alexandria at 59°F and lows at 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Alexandria

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Museum of the Marine Corps
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Escape Room Herndon ©
Escape Room Herndon

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Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©

The Resort City

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 19th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Chrysler Museum of Art, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and finally take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Virginia Beach itinerary planner.

Getting from Alexandria to Virginia Beach by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of subway and bus. In November, daytime highs in Virginia Beach are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Tours

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Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Tarnished Truth Distilling Company ©
Tarnished Truth Distilling Company
Chrysler Museum of Art ©
Chrysler Museum of Art

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Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©

Colonial Capital

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Williamsburg: St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum (in Smithfield) and The Mariners' Museum & Park (in Newport News). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Colonial Williamsburg, contemplate the long history of George Wythe House, get engrossed in the history at Historic Jamestowne, and admire the masterpieces at DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum.

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Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne

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Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©

Hoo-Ville

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 23rd (Mon), soar above the sights with a balloon tour and then admire the natural beauty at Monticello.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Charlottesville trip maker website.

Drive from Williamsburg to Charlottesville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Williamsburg in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Charlottesville, with lows of 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
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Monticello ©
Monticello
Balloon Rides

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