9 days in Virginia Itinerary

9 days in Virginia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Virginia tour planner
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Virginia Beach
— 1 day
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Chincoteague Island
— 1 night
Drive
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Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Charlottesville
— 2 nights
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Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
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Virginia Beach — 1 day

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 (Sat): take an in-depth tour of MacArthur Memorial, steep yourself in history at Edgar Cayce's A.R.E. Association for Research and Enlightenment, and then sample the fine beverages at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Virginia Beach vacation tool.

Minneapolis to Virginia Beach is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Minneapolis to Virginia Beach, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in April, things will get a bit warmer in Virginia Beach: highs are around 69°F and lows about 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Chincoteague Island.
Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trip

Chincoteague Island — 1 night

Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): stop by Sundial Books and then head outdoors with Captain Dan's Around the Island Tours.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Chincoteague Island holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Chincoteague Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Virginia Beach in April, you will find days in Chincoteague Island are slightly colder (64°F), and nights are about the same (46°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Williamsburg.
Tours · Wildlife · Shopping · Outdoors

Williamsburg — 2 nights

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 25th (Mon), admire the majestic nature at Chippokes Plantation State Park, then take an in-depth tour of Smith's Fort Plantation, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Newport News Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Bede Catholic Church, then steep yourself in history at George Wythe House, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Williamsburg trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Chincoteague Island to Williamsburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Chincoteague Island in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Williamsburg: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Charlottesville.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
Side Trips

Charlottesville — 2 nights

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 27th (Wed), do a tasting at Keswick Vineyards, steep yourself in history at The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio, and then hike along Saunders-Monticello Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): soar above the sights with a balloon tour, then contemplate the long history of Mulberry Row, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Monticello.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Charlottesville road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Charlottesville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Fredericksburg.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Side Trip

Fredericksburg — 2 nights

Fredericksburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the Eastern United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of The Rising Sun Tavern, then deepen your understanding at Fredericksburg Area Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St George's Episcopal Church, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Skin+Touch Therapy.

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You can drive from Charlottesville to Fredericksburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in April, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Spas

Virginia travel guide

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History Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Historic Sites
Old Dominion
The home of the first permanent English colony in the New World, Virginia is a prime holiday destination for those looking to immerse themselves in American heritage. Proud of its colorful history, distinct culture, and southern drawl, Virginians see their state as the place where the imaginary line between the north and the south is drawn. With scenic beauties as diverse as its people, Virginia is a land of rolling hills, rugged mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, and secluded beaches along picturesque bays. Bordered on the east by the Atlantic and the west by the Appalachian Mountains, with rolling farmland in the middle, the state offers countless places to visit for history buffs, nature lovers, and passionate foodies.