8 days in Virginia Itinerary

8 days in Virginia Itinerary

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8 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Boston
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  7​h 15​min
1
Chincoteague Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Appomattox
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Charlottesville
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Boston

1
night
Chincoteague Island

Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
On the 18th (Tue), have fun at Chincoteague Veteran's Memorial Park.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Chincoteague Island tour itinerary maker website .

Boston to Chincoteague Island is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight, bus, and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, Chincoteague Island is a bit warmer than Boston - with highs of 82°F and lows of 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Chincoteague Bay Field Station, Furnace Town Living Heritage Village
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Furnace Town Living Heritage Village ©
Chincoteague Bay Field Station ©
Chincoteague Bay Field Station

1
night
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 20th (Thu): learn about all things military at Military Aviation Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Sandbridge Beach, and then take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Virginia Beach attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Chincoteague Island to Virginia Beach takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Military Aviation Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk

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.
On the 21st (Fri), take in the history at Petersburg National Battlefield Park, then steep yourself in history at Berkeley Plantation, then stop by Silver Hand Meadery, and finally admire the masterpieces at Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Colonial Williamsburg, get engrossed in the history at American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In June in Williamsburg, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Appomattox.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Petersburg National Battlefield Park, Berkeley Plantation, American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
Highlights from your plan
Petersburg National Battlefield Park ©
Berkeley Plantation ©
Berkeley Plantation

1
night
Appomattox

Appomattox ©
Appomattox is a town in Appomattox County, Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): contemplate the long history of McLean House, then explore and take pictures at Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, then learn about all things military at The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox, and finally take in the history at Appomattox Station Battlefield Park.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Appomattox visit planner .

Drive from Williamsburg to Appomattox in 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Williamsburg in June since evenings lows in Appomattox dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Appomattox

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
McLean House ©
McLean House

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): contemplate the long history of James Monroe's Highland, learn about winemaking at Keswick Vineyards, then contemplate the long history of James Madison's Montpelier, and finally view the masterpieces at C'ville Arts: A Cooperative Gallery. On your second day here, admire the striking features of University of Virginia, then steep yourself in history at Frontier Culture Museum, then contemplate the long history of Mulberry Row, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Monticello.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Charlottesville vacation planner .

Getting from Appomattox to Charlottesville by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Frontier Culture Museum, James Madison's Montpelier, Keswick Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
James Monroe's Highland ©
James Monroe's Highland
James Madison's Montpelier ©
James Madison's Montpelier
Frontier Culture Museum ©
Frontier Culture Museum

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