7 days in Virginia Itinerary

7 days in Virginia Itinerary

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7 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly + Drive:  11​h
1
Floyd
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Williamsburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Arlington
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Salt Lake City

1
day
Floyd

Floyd ©
Floyd is a town in Floyd County, Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Finders Keepers, get a taste of the local shopping with Troika Contemporary Crafts, shop like a local with Bell Gallery and Garden, then look for gifts at Floyd Country Store, and finally don't miss a visit to The Floyd Center for the Arts.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, you can read our Floyd online vacation maker .

Salt Lake City to Floyd is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in July, with highs in Floyd at 83°F and lows at 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Floyd

Shopping Museums
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Floyd Country Store ©
Floyd Country Store
Finders Keepers ©
Finders Keepers
Troika Contemporary Crafts ©
Troika Contemporary Crafts

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): browse the different shops at Merchants Square, browse the exhibits of Colonial Williamsburg, and then look for gifts at Yankee Candle Company.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Williamsburg day trip site .

Traveling by car from Floyd to Williamsburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Floyd in July; daily highs in Williamsburg reach 91°F and lows reach 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Yankee Candle Company ©
Yankee Candle Company
Merchants Square ©
Merchants Square

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.
On the 19th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Sandbridge Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Virginia Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with MacArthur Center, get a taste of the local shopping with Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Charles Beach, and finally look for gifts at Drizzles.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Virginia Beach sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Virginia Beach can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Arlington.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape Charles, Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery, MacArthur Center
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Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach
Cape Charles Beach ©
Cape Charles Beach

2
nights
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 21st (Sun): browse the different shops at Tysons Galleria Shopping Center, then browse the different shops at Tysons Corner Center, then stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and finally stop by Ten Thousand Villages Alexandria. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, appreciate the history behind Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then view the masterpieces at Torpedo Factory Art Center, and finally browse the different shops at Potomac Mills.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Arlington trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Virginia Beach to Arlington in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Arlington

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Alexandria, McLean, Potomac Mills
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Tysons Galleria Shopping Center ©
Tysons Galleria Shopping Center
Potomac Mills ©
Potomac Mills
Ten Thousand Villages Alexandria ©
Ten Thousand Villages Alexandria

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