7 days in Virginia Itinerary

7 days in Virginia Itinerary

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7 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Lagos
Fly + Drive:  21​h 15​min
1
Arlington
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Chincoteague Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  21​h
End: Lagos

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day
Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, then wander the streets of Old Town, and finally view the masterpieces at Torpedo Factory Art Center.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Arlington trip itinerary builder website .

Lagos, Nigeria to Arlington is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Lagos to Arlington. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Lagos in June since evenings lows in Arlington dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Arlington

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

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night
Chincoteague Island

Chincoteague Island ©
Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
On the 16th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Chincoteague Island travel tool .

Traveling by car from Arlington to Chincoteague Island takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge ©

2
nights
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg, contemplate the long history of Governor's Palace, then stop by Quirks of Art, and finally view the masterpieces at Williamsburg Art Gallery. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Historic Jamestowne, steep yourself in history at Jamestown Settlement, and then browse the different shops at Merchants Square.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Williamsburg itinerary builder .

You can drive from Chincoteague Island to Williamsburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Williamsburg, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): kick back and relax at Sandbridge Beach, take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk, and then kick back and relax at Virginia Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Virginia Beach trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Virginia Beach can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

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Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk

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