7 days in Virginia Itinerary

7 days in Virginia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Virginia trip itinerary maker

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Fly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Drive to Arlington
— 1 day
Chincoteague Island
— 1 night
— 2 nights
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive to Norfolk International Airport, Fly to Murtala Muhammed International Airport



— 1 day

National History, Local Flavor

Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
On the 15th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, then take a stroll through Old Town, and finally shop like a local with Torpedo Factory Art Center.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Arlington vacation planner.

Lagos, Nigeria to Arlington is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Lagos to Arlington, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lagos in June, expect little chillier with lows of 24°C in Arlington. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Chincoteague Island tour planning app.

You can drive from Arlington to Chincoteague Island in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of subway, train, bus, and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Chincoteague Island can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Nature · Parks · Wildlife


— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the galleries of Colonial Williamsburg, steep yourself in history at Governor's Palace, then look for gifts at Quirks of Art, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Williamsburg Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Historic Jamestowne, then take a tour of Jamestown Settlement, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Merchants Square.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Williamsburg trip maker tool.

You can drive from Chincoteague Island to Williamsburg in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In June in Williamsburg, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Virginia Beach

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): stroll through Sandbridge Beach, then take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Virginia Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Virginia Beach trip planner.

Getting from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Virginia Beach, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Virginia travel guide

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.