7 days in Virginia Itinerary

7 days in Virginia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Virginia travel planner

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Virginia Beach
— 1 night
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Richmond
— 1 night
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Fredericksburg
— 1 night
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Lexington
— 1 night
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Charlottesville
— 2 nights
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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 25th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge and then shop like a local with MacArthur Center.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Virginia Beach day trip website.

Montreal, Canada to Virginia Beach is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Montreal in June, expect Virginia Beach to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Richmond.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Richmond

— 1 night

The River City

The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): witness the site of a historic battle at Richmond National Battlefield Park.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Richmond itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Richmond takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Richmond are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Fredericksburg

— 1 night
Fredericksburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the Eastern United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Fredericksburg Confederate Cemetery and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St George's Episcopal Church.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Fredericksburg sightseeing site.

Traveling by car from Richmond to Fredericksburg takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lexington.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Lexington

— 1 night
Home to two prestigious educational institutions, Lexington was founded in 1778.
On the 28th (Fri), brush up on your military savvy at Museum of Military Memorabilia.

Plan my day in Lexington using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to Lexington takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Fredericksburg in June, things will get little chillier in Lexington: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Lexington

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Charlottesville

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): admire the striking features of University of Virginia. Here are some ideas for day two: browse for treasures at Finders Keepers, contemplate the long history of James Madison's Montpelier, do a tasting at Keswick Vineyards, look for gifts at Michie Tavern ca. 1784, then steep yourself in history at The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio, and finally trek along Saunders-Monticello Trail.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Charlottesville vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Lexington to Charlottesville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Lexington in June: high temperatures in Charlottesville hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Virginia travel guide

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Historic Sites · Wineries & Vineyards · Specialty Museums
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.