8 days in Virginia Beach & Chincoteague Island Itinerary

8 days in Virginia Beach & Chincoteague Island Itinerary

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8 days in Virginia Beach & Chincoteague Island Itinerary

Start: Virginia Beach
1
Virginia Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Chincoteague Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Virginia Beach

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Military Aviation Museum and Bruton Parish Episcopal Church. Venture out of the city with trips to American Revolution Museum at Yorktown (in Yorktown), Williamsburg (George Wythe House, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, & more) and Duck Town Boardwalk (in Duck). Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, admire the natural beauty at Norfolk Botanical Garden, admire all the interesting features of Naval Station Norfolk, and admire the masterpieces at Chrysler Museum of Art.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Virginia Beach tour itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Virginia Beach. In March, daily temperatures in Virginia Beach can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Williamsburg, Norfolk, Corolla, Duck Town Boardwalk, American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
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Military Aviation Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum
Chrysler Museum of Art ©
Chrysler Museum of Art
Cape Henry Lighthouse ©
Cape Henry Lighthouse

3
nights
Chincoteague Island

Chincoteague Island ©
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 23rd (Sat): get your game on at Surfside Golf, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bike Depot, then look for gifts at MamerSass, and finally have fun at Chincoteague Veteran's Memorial Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Ker Place, then see the interesting displays at Delmarva Discovery Center, then admire all the interesting features of Chesapeake Bay Farms, and finally make a trip to Chincoteague Cultural Alliance.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Chincoteague Island trip app .

Getting from Virginia Beach to Chincoteague Island by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in March, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Pocomoke City, Ker Place, Chincoteague Bay Field Station
Highlights from your plan
Chincoteague Bay Field Station ©
Chincoteague Bay Field Station
Chincoteague Cultural Alliance ©
Chincoteague Cultural Alliance
Chincoteague Island Library ©
Chincoteague Island Library

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