9 days in Virginia & Washington DC Itinerary

9 days in Virginia & Washington DC Itinerary

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Chincoteague Island
— 1 night
2
Virginia Beach
— 3 nights
3
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
4
Washington DC
— 2 nights

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.
To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Chincoteague Island road trip app.

New York City to Chincoteague Island is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. June in Chincoteague Island sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 66°F at night. You'll set off for Virginia Beach on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Virginia Beach and Sandbridge Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center and Horseback Riding Tours. There's more to do: stroll around Neptune's Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Virginia Beach attractions tool.

Drive from Chincoteague Island to Virginia Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in June, and nighttime lows around 69°F. On the 18th (Tue), you're off to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center ©
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Governor's Palace. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cool off at Water Country USA.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Williamsburg trip builder app.

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In June in Williamsburg, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Theme Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Governor's Palace ©
Governor's Palace
Water Country USA ©
Water Country USA

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
You've now added The Maryland Zoo to your itinerary. On the 21st (Fri), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Maryland Zoo, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of African American History and Culture, and then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The National Archives Museum and then explore the world behind art at Smithsonian American Art Museum.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Washington DC tour website.

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Washington DC are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trip

The Maryland Zoo
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Smithsonian American Art Museum ©
Smithsonian American Art Museum

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