7 days in Virginia Itinerary

7 days in Virginia Itinerary

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Drive to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Fly to Midland


Williamsburg — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): examine the collection at Virginia Musical Museum, contemplate the long history of Governor's Palace, steep yourself in history at George Wythe House, then pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, then get engrossed in the history at Colonial Williamsburg Wetherburn Tavern, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Williamsburg Art Gallery.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Williamsburg day trip planning website.

Midland to Williamsburg is an approximately 12-hour car ride. You can also drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Midland in June; daily highs in Williamsburg reach 87°F and lows reach 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Appomattox.
Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Appomattox — 1 night

Appomattox is a town in Appomattox County, Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at High Bridge Trail State Park, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, then brush up on your military savvy at The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox, and finally take in the history at Appomattox Station Battlefield Park.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Appomattox holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Appomattox takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Williamsburg in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Appomattox, with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Charlottesville.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip

Charlottesville — 2 nights

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 16th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Monticello, contemplate the long history of Mulberry Row, and then learn about winemaking at Trump Winery. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of James Madison's Montpelier, explore the galleries of The Exchange Hotel Civil War medical Museum, and then deepen your understanding at The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Charlottesville vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Appomattox to Charlottesville takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Fredericksburg.
Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wineries
Side Trips

Fredericksburg — 1 night

Fredericksburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the Eastern United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at White Oak Civil War Museum, stroll the grounds of Fredericksburg National Cemetery, then contemplate the long history of Mary Washington House, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Fredericksburg Confederate Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Gari Melchers Home and Studio, then get your bearings at James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St George's Episcopal Church.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Fredericksburg journey website.

Traveling by car from Charlottesville to Fredericksburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Fredericksburg sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.
Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip

Virginia travel guide

Historic Sites · Wineries & Vineyards · Gardens
Old Dominion
The home of the first permanent English colony in the New World, Virginia is a prime holiday destination for those looking to immerse themselves in American heritage. Proud of its colorful history, distinct culture, and southern drawl, Virginians see their state as the place where the imaginary line between the north and the south is drawn. With scenic beauties as diverse as its people, Virginia is a land of rolling hills, rugged mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, and secluded beaches along picturesque bays. Bordered on the east by the Atlantic and the west by the Appalachian Mountains, with rolling farmland in the middle, the state offers countless places to visit for history buffs, nature lovers, and passionate foodies.