4 days in Virginia Itinerary

4 days in Virginia Itinerary

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1
Arlington
— 1 night
2
Richmond
— 1 night
3
Williamsburg
— 1 night

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Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
On the 4th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery, get a taste of the local shopping with Torpedo Factory Art Center, and then look for gifts at The Spice & Tea Exchange® of Alexandria. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, thenadmire the striking features of George Washington's Mount Vernon, and then see the interesting displays at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Arlington planner.

Philadelphia to Arlington is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and subway. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Richmond.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Alexandria, George Washington's Mount Vernon, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Crossroads Art Center, thenget engrossed in the history at Virginia Museum of History & Culture, thenadmire the masterpieces at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and finally wander the streets of Carytown.

Plan a Richmond trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Drive from Arlington to Richmond in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. July in Richmond sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Richmond

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Virginia Museum of History & Culture ©
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts ©
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Crossroads Art Center ©
Crossroads Art Center

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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.
On the 7th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Jamestown Settlement, thensteep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg, and then look for gifts at Yankee Candle Company.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Williamsburg online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Richmond to Williamsburg in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Williamsburg, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement
Yankee Candle Company ©
Yankee Candle Company

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