7 days in Yorktown, Williamsburg & Virginia Beach Itinerary

7 days in Yorktown, Williamsburg & Virginia Beach Itinerary

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7 days in Yorktown, Williamsburg & Virginia Beach Itinerary

Start: Amarillo
Fly + Taxi:  6​h 15​min
1
Yorktown
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Williamsburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Amarillo

1
night
Yorktown

Yorktown ©
Yorktown is a census-designated place (CDP) in York County, Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): witness the site of a historic battle at Yorktown Battlefield, then look for gifts at Whitley's Peanut Factory, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yorktown Beach, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Yorktown Market Days.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yorktown online route maker .

Amarillo to Yorktown is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Amarillo to Yorktown, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Yorktown

Outdoors Shopping Beaches

Side Trip

Whitley's Peanut Factory
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Yorktown Beach ©
Yorktown Beach
Yorktown Battlefield ©
Yorktown Battlefield
Whitley's Peanut Factory ©
Whitley's Peanut Factory

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.
Get some historical perspective at Colonial Williamsburg and Berkeley Plantation. Do your shopping at The Peanut Patch and Williamsburg Art Gallery. Change things up with a short trip to St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum in Smithfield (about 52 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Bassett Hall, take a tour of Jamestown Settlement, explore the world behind art at Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg online vacation planner .

Williamsburg is very close to Yorktown. In September in Williamsburg, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 66°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

The Peanut Patch, St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum, Berkeley Plantation
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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

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.
On the 6th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Sandbridge Beach, take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk, and then stroll through Virginia Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): make a trip to Stage Door Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Shooting Star Gallery, then kick back and relax at Cape Charles Beach, and finally shop like a local with Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery.

Plan my day in Virginia Beach using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Virginia Beach are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Cape Charles, Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery
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Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach

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