7 days in Virginia Itinerary

7 days in Virginia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Virginia trip planner
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Middleburg
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Culpeper
— 1 night
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Staunton
— 1 night
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Charlottesville
— 1 night
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Richmond
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Fredericksburg
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Middleburg

Middleburg is a town in Loudoun County, Virginia, United States. On the 31st (Sat), admire the masterpieces at The Sporting Gallery and then view the masterpieces at Gallery On Madison.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Middleburg trip itinerary planner.

Arlington to Middleburg is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Traveling from Arlington in July, plan for little chillier nights in Middleburg, with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Culpeper.
Museums · Shopping

Culpeper — 1 night

Culpeper is the only incorporated town in Culpeper County, Virginia, United States. To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Culpeper trip builder tool.

You can drive from Middleburg to Culpeper in an hour. In July in Culpeper, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 67°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Staunton.
Historic Sites · Shopping
Side Trip

Staunton — 1 night

Staunton is an independent city in the U.S. Commonwealth of Virginia. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church and then explore the world behind art at R.R. Smith Center for History & Art.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Staunton online holiday builder.

Drive from Culpeper to Staunton in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Staunton are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Charlottesville.
Museums · Historic Sites

Charlottesville — 1 night

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.
To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Charlottesville online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Staunton to Charlottesville takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. August in Charlottesville sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Richmond.
Historic Sites · Parks

Richmond — 2 nights

The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site, get to know the fascinating history of Fan District, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Maymont.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Richmond trip planner.

Traveling by car from Charlottesville to Richmond takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Richmond, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Fredericksburg.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Fredericksburg — 1 night

Fredericksburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the Eastern United States. To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Fredericksburg trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Richmond to Fredericksburg takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Fredericksburg are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. On the 6th (Fri), you'll travel back home.
Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Virginia travel guide

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History Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Historic Sites
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.