7 days in Virginia Itinerary

7 days in Virginia Itinerary

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Charlottesville
— Few hours
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Williamsburg
— 3 nights
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Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
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Alexandria
— 1 night

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Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): make a trip to Canal Basin Square, then experience rural life at Carter Mountain Orchard, and then admire the landmark architecture of University of Virginia.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Charlottesville trip itinerary site.

Columbus to Charlottesville is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. June in Charlottesville sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Williamsburg.
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University of Virginia ©
University of Virginia
Canal Basin Square ©
Canal Basin Square
Carter Mountain Orchard ©
Carter Mountain Orchard

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nights
Williamsburg

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 Governor's Palace will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg, step aboard Jamestown Settlement, and get engrossed in the history at Historic Jamestowne.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Williamsburg holiday tool.

Getting from Charlottesville to Williamsburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums
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Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

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Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©

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.
On the 6th (Sun), take in the pleasant sights at King Neptune Statue on the Boardwalk, then push the limits with iFLY Va Beach Indoor Skydiving, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Virginia Beach, and finally take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Sandbridge Beach, and then get interesting insight from The Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Virginia Beach online road trip planner.

Getting from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Virginia Beach can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches
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Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center ©
The Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium ©
The Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium

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Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along Old Town Waterfront, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then don't miss a visit to John F. Kennedy Grave Site, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Alexandria trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Virginia Beach to Alexandria takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. In June in Alexandria, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Side Trip

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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Old Town Waterfront ©
Old Town Waterfront

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