7 days in Virginia Itinerary

7 days in Virginia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Virginia visit planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Norfolk International Airport, Drive to Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
— 3 nights
— 1 night
— 1 night
Drive to Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional Airport, Fly to Kalamazoo


Virginia Beach

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): examine the collection at Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum, then make a trip to Cape Henry Lighthouse, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at First Landing State Park. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Sandbridge Beach, brush up on your military savvy at Military Aviation Museum, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Virginia Beach holiday maker website.

Kalamazoo to Virginia Beach is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kalamazoo in April; daily highs in Virginia Beach reach 69°F and lows reach 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature


— 3 nights

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to American Revolution Museum at Yorktown and Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum. Get outdoors at Boat Tours & Water Sports and Colonial Parkway. Step out of Williamsburg to go to Charles City and see Berkeley Plantation, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, steep yourself in history at Bassett Hall, and don't miss a visit to Colonial Williamsburg.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Williamsburg road trip app.

Drive from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Arlington.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips


— 1 night

National History, Local Flavor

Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
On the 22nd (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, contemplate the long history of Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and finally make a trip to John F. Kennedy Grave Site.

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Fly from Williamsburg to Arlington in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and subway. While traveling from Williamsburg, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Arlington, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Appomattox.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites


— 1 night
Appomattox is a town in Appomattox County, Virginia, United States. On the 23rd (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Appomattox Station Battlefield Park, then steep yourself in history at Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, and then contemplate the long history of McLean House.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, use the Appomattox day trip website.

Getting from Arlington to Appomattox by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in April, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Appomattox

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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.