9 days in Williamsburg, Newport News & Charlottesville Itinerary

9 days in Williamsburg, Newport News & Charlottesville Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Virginia tour itinerary maker

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

9 days in Williamsburg, Newport News & Charlottesville Itinerary

Start: Charlottesville
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
bus:  30​min
2
Newport News
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Charlottesville
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Williamsburg

2
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 Williamsburg Pottery. Museum-lovers will get to explore Colonial Williamsburg and Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Popular historic sites such as Historic Jamestowne and Jamestown Settlement are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: stop by Yankee Candle Company, contemplate the long history of Governor's Palace, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Yorktown Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Williamsburg tour itinerary app .

Charlottesville to Williamsburg is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. June in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Newport News.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Yorktown Beach
Highlights from your plan
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

3
nights
Newport News

Newport News ©
Newport News is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. You've now added Endview Plantation to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get curious at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, then take in the exciting artwork at Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery, and then contemplate the long history of Endview Plantation. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Virginia Beach, then examine the collection at Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum, and finally look for gifts at The Christmas Store.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Newport News online journey maker .

Newport News is very close to Williamsburg. In June, daily temperatures in Newport News can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow time for the bus ride back home.

Things to do in Newport News

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Virginia Beach, Smithfield, Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
The Mariners' Museum & Park ©
The Mariners' Museum & Park

3
nights
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.
Thomas Jefferson's Monticello has been added to your itinerary. On the 17th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at McGuffey Art Center, then look for gifts at Michie Tavern ca. 1784, then contemplate the long history of James Madison's Montpelier, and finally learn about winemaking at Barboursville Vineyards and Historic Ruins.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Charlottesville trip planner .

Getting from Newport News to Charlottesville by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. June in Charlottesville sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 64°F at night. On the 20th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Wineries

Side Trips

James Madison's Montpelier, Barboursville Vineyards and Historic Ruins, Starr Hill Brewery, Bold Rock Hard Cider
Highlights from your plan
Monticello ©
Monticello
James Madison's Montpelier ©
James Madison's Montpelier
Michie Tavern ca. 1784 ©
Michie Tavern ca. 1784

Similar Plans

10 days in Williamsburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Williamsburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Williamsburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Williamsburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Williamsburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 2 days in Williamsburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Williamsburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, kids, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, teens, kids, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Williamsburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Williamsburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Williamsburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans