11 days in Virginia Itinerary

11 days in Virginia Itinerary

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11 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Arlington
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Chincoteague Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Williamsburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Charlottesville
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Luray
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Kansas City

1
night
Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Air Force Memorial.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Arlington trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Kansas City to Arlington is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. Traveling from Kansas City to Arlington, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Arlington are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial ©
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial

2
nights
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 29th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bike Depot. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Chincoteague Veteran's Memorial Park, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then get outside with Donald J. Leonard, and finally make a trip to Chincoteague Cultural Alliance.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Chincoteague Island online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Arlington to Chincoteague Island by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge ©
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Chincoteague Veteran's Memorial Park ©
Chincoteague Veteran's Memorial Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): engage your brain at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, examine the collection at Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Virginia Beach, and finally take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Sandbridge Beach, then sample the fine beverages at Chesapeake Bay Distillery, and finally sample the fine beverages at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Virginia Beach holiday website.

Drive from Chincoteague Island to Virginia Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Virginia Beach can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Boat Tours & Water Sports
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Jamestown Settlement. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg, cool off at Water Country USA, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and putt your heart out at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Williamsburg trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Williamsburg can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Whitley's Peanut Factory
Highlights from your plan
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Water Country USA ©
Water Country USA
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 6th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ivy Creek Natural Area and then admire the natural beauty at Monticello.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Charlottesville trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Williamsburg to Charlottesville in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Williamsburg in July since evenings lows in Charlottesville dip to 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Luray.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Parks Trails Nature
Highlights from your plan
Monticello ©
Monticello

1
night
Luray

Luray ©
Nestled in the heart of the valley formed by the Shenandoah River, Luray draws visitors with a vast underground cavern system adorned with stalactites, stalagmites, and mirrored pools.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): hike along Stony Man Mountain Overlook, examine the collection at Luray Valley Museum & Shenandoah Heritage Village, and then take in breathtaking views at Luray Caverns.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Luray route planner.

You can drive from Charlottesville to Luray in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. July in Luray sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luray

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns
Stony Man Mountain Overlook ©
Stony Man Mountain Overlook

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