8 days in Virginia Itinerary

8 days in Virginia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Charlottesville
— Few hours
2
Williamsburg
— 3 nights
3
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
4
Chincoteague Island
— 1 night
5
Alexandria
— 1 night

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hours
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.
On the 21st (Fri), contemplate the long history of The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio and then take in nature's colorful creations at Monticello.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Charlottesville trip itinerary app.

Cleveland to Charlottesville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from Cleveland, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Charlottesville, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Parks
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Monticello ©
Monticello

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.
Attractions like Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Jamestown Settlement make great kid-friendly stops. Get some historical perspective at Colonial Williamsburg and George Wythe House. There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Historic Jamestowne and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg day trip site.

You can drive from Charlottesville to Williamsburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Williamsburg sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
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Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne

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 25th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandbridge Beach, relax in the rural setting at Hunt Club Farm, and then kick back and relax at Virginia Beach. Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk, thensee what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Virginia Beach route planner.

Drive from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. June in Virginia Beach sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Chincoteague Island online trip planner.

Drive from Virginia Beach to Chincoteague Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. June in Chincoteague Island sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Alexandria.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge ©
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take a stroll through Old Town, thenappreciate the history behind U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and finally steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Alexandria online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Chincoteague Island to Alexandria takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, train, and subway; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Alexandria are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Old Town ©
Old Town

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