8 days in Virginia Itinerary

8 days in Virginia Itinerary

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Arlington
— 1 night
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Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
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Williamsburg
— 3 nights
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Charlottesville
— 1 night

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Arlington

Arlington ©

National History, Local Flavor

Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery, and then appreciate the history behind U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): see the interesting displays at National Museum of the Marine Corps, contemplate the long history of Little Library, then examine the collection at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, and finally appreciate the history behind Air Force Memorial.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Arlington day trip website.

Washington DC to Arlington is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a subway. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©

The Resort City

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Norwegian Lady Statue, then get the adrenaline pumping with iFLY Va Beach Indoor Skydiving, then kick back and relax at Virginia Beach, and finally take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, then stroll through Sandbridge Beach, and then take a memorable tour with The Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Virginia Beach tour itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Arlington to Virginia Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and tram. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in June, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Highlights from your trip

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Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©

Colonial Capital

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.
Family-friendly places like Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Governor's Palace will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Colonial Williamsburg, look for gifts at Quirks of Art, contemplate the long history of Historic Jamestowne, and take a tour of Jamestown Settlement.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Williamsburg day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Williamsburg can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
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Historic Site
Jamestown Settlement
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Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©

Hoo-Ville

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.
On the 28th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of University of Virginia and then take in nature's colorful creations at Monticello.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Charlottesville trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Charlottesville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Monticello
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World heritage site
University of Virginia
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