7 days in Williamsburg, Washington DC & Alexandria Itinerary

7 days in Williamsburg, Washington DC & Alexandria Itinerary

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7 days in Williamsburg, Washington DC & Alexandria Itinerary

Start: Alpharetta
Drive:  10​h
1
Williamsburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
3
Alexandria
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
End: Alpharetta

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Water Country USA and Jamestown Settlement. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Historic Jamestowne, then steep yourself in history at Jamestown Settlement, and then make a splash at Water Country USA.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg trip itinerary planning app .

Alpharetta to Williamsburg is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Williamsburg are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Washington DC.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Water Country USA ©
Water Country USA
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
You've added Manassas National Battlefield Park, National Air and Space Museum, Lincoln Memorial, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at White House, and take a stroll through Old Town.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planner .

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Washington DC are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Alexandria.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Old Town, Manassas National Battlefield Park
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
United States Capitol ©
United States Capitol

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 26th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and then steep yourself in history at George Washington's Mount Vernon.

For where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Alexandria trip app .

Alexandria is just a short distance from Washington DC. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

George Washington's Mount Vernon, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
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