7 days in Virginia Itinerary

7 days in Virginia Itinerary

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7 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Charlottesville
— Few hours
Train:  2​h 30​min
4
Alexandria
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  19​h
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Sandbridge Beach, then take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Virginia Beach. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Chrysler Museum of Art, take in the spiritual surroundings of Historic St. Luke's Church, and then stroll through Croatan Beach.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Virginia Beach trip itinerary builder site .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Virginia Beach is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 7 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Virginia Beach when traveling from Tel Aviv in May, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Chrysler Museum of Art, St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach

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 31st (Thu): step aboard Jamestown Settlement, get engrossed in the history at Historic Jamestowne, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, then steep yourself in history at Governor's Palace, and finally get engrossed in the history at Colonial Williamsburg.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Williamsburg itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Virginia Beach in May: highs in Williamsburg hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

few
hours
Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): contemplate the long history of James Monroe's Highland and then take in nature's colorful creations at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Charlottesville journey builder tool .

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Charlottesville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Williamsburg in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Charlottesville, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Alexandria.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Monticello ©
Monticello
James Monroe's Highland ©
James Monroe's Highland

1
night
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take a stroll through Old Town, get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, then contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery, and finally steep yourself in history at Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Alexandria day trip app .

You can take a train from Charlottesville to Alexandria in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and subway. Traveling from Charlottesville in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Alexandria, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
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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