7 days in Virginia Itinerary

7 days in Virginia Itinerary

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Fly
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Williamsburg
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Alexandria
— 3 nights
Fly

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Williamsburg

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.
Family-friendly places like Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Historic Jamestowne will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Jamestown Settlement, look for gifts at The Peanut Shop of Williamsburg, walk around Colonial National Historical Park, and get engrossed in the history at Colonial Williamsburg.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg trip planner.

New York City to Williamsburg is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from New York City in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Williamsburg, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Alexandria.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trip

3
nights
Alexandria

Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Family-friendly places like The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alexandria: National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle) and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly). The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, steep yourself in history at George Washington's Mount Vernon, stroll around Grist Mill Park, and stroll through Mount Vernon Trail.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Alexandria online attractions planner.

You can drive from Williamsburg to Alexandria in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. When traveling from Williamsburg in April, plan for slightly colder days in Alexandria, with highs around 68°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites · Museums · 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.