7 days in Virginia Itinerary

7 days in Virginia Itinerary

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7 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Drive:  30​min
1
Arlington
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
2
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Appomattox
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Orange
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Washington DC

1
night
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 31st (Sun): stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery and then wander the streets of Old Town. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of The Rising Sun Tavern, admire the masterpieces at Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, and then examine the collection at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Arlington trip planner .

Washington DC to Arlington is an approximately half hour car ride. In May, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

The Rising Sun Tavern, Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, Old Town, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Old Town ©
Old Town

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 2nd (Tue), take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk, then enjoy the sand and surf at Virginia Beach, and then sample the fine beverages at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum, then sample the fine beverages at Chesapeake Bay Distillery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandbridge Beach.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Virginia Beach online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Arlington to Virginia Beach by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. In June in Virginia Beach, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Appomattox.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum
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Tarnished Truth Distilling Company ©
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach

1
night
Appomattox

Appomattox ©
Appomattox is a town in Appomattox County, Virginia, United States. On the 4th (Thu), brush up on your military savvy at The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, and then steep yourself in history at McLean House.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Appomattox visit planner .

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Appomattox in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Virginia Beach in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 62°F in Appomattox. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Orange.

Things to do in Appomattox

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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McLean House ©
McLean House

2
nights
Orange

Orange ©
Orange is a town in, and county seat of, Orange County, Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Copper Fox Distillery and then take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at James Madison's Montpelier and then explore the fascinating underground world of Luray Caverns.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Orange journey builder site .

You can drive from Appomattox to Orange in 2 hours. In June in Orange, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orange

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

James Madison's Montpelier, Copper Fox Distillery, Skyline Drive, Luray Caverns
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns
James Madison's Montpelier ©
James Madison's Montpelier

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