7 days in Virginia Itinerary

7 days in Virginia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Virginia trip planner

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Luray
— 2 nights
Drive
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Virginia Beach
— 3 nights
Drive
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Chincoteague Island
— 1 night
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Luray

— 2 nights

Cabin Capital of Virginia

Nestled in the heart of the valley formed by the Shenandoah River, Luray draws visitors with a vast underground cavern system adorned with stalactites, stalagmites, and mirrored pools.
Bring the kids along to Shenandoah Caverns and Stony Man Mountain Overlook. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dark Hollow Falls and Grand Caverns. When in Luray, make a side trip to see Bearfence Mountain in Shenandoah National Park, approximately Shenandoah National Park away. The adventure continues: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, explore the stunning scenery at Luray Caverns, get engrossed in the history at The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum, and examine the collection at Cooter's in Luray.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Luray attractions planner.

New York City to Luray is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Luray, with lows of 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Luray

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Virginia Beach

— 3 nights

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sandbridge Beach and Children's Museum of Virginia. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like First Landing State Park and Neptune's Park. There's lots more to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, examine the collection at Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Virginia Beach, and learn about all things military at Military Aviation Museum.

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

Traveling by flight from Luray to Virginia Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Virginia Beach when traveling from Luray in July, with lows around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Chincoteague Island

— 1 night
Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Assateague Lighthouse, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Chincoteague, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Chincoteague Island trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Chincoteague Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Virginia travel guide

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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.