9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Richmond
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Williamsburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Charlottesville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Blacksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Banner Elk
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Asheville

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Historic Jamestowne as well as Colonial Williamsburg. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Jamestown Settlement.

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Richmond to Williamsburg is an approximately 1-hour train ride. You can also drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums
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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Mulberry Row, steep yourself in history at Woodrow Wilson Birthplace, and then hike along Saunders-Monticello Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia, then stop by Michie Tavern ca. 1784, and then contemplate the long history of The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Charlottesville vacation maker .

You can drive from Williamsburg to Charlottesville in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. March in Charlottesville sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 35°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Blacksburg.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Woodrow Wilson Birthplace
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Blacksburg

Blacksburg ©
Blacksburg is an incorporated town in Montgomery County, Virginia, United States, with a population of 42,620 at the 2010 census. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Falls Ridge Preserve, steep yourself in history at Sinking Creek Covered Bridge, and then tee off at Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Blacksburg online trip builder .

You can drive from Charlottesville to Blacksburg in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Charlottesville in March, Blacksburg is little chillier at night with lows of 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Banner Elk.

Things to do in Blacksburg

Golf Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech, Sinking Creek Covered Bridge, Falls Ridge Preserve
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Falls Ridge Preserve ©
Falls Ridge Preserve

2
nights
Banner Elk

Banner Elk ©
Banner Elk is a town in Avery County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Foggy Mountain Gem Mine, trek along The Greenway Trail, then explore by horseback at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, and finally look for gifts at Mast General Store. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at The Valle Crucis Community Park, immerse yourself in nature at Mount Jefferson State Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Cascades Trail.

To see ratings and tourist information, go to the Banner Elk sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Blacksburg to Banner Elk takes 3 hours. In March in Banner Elk, expect temperatures between 50°F during the day and 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Banner Elk

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Boone, Valle Crucis, Blowing Rock, Mount Jefferson State Park
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Mount Jefferson State Park ©
Mount Jefferson State Park
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park ©
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park
Foggy Mountain Gem Mine ©
Foggy Mountain Gem Mine

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