5 days in Virginia Itinerary

5 days in Virginia Itinerary

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Virginia Beach
— Few hours
2
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
3
Charlottesville
— 1 night
4
Alexandria
— 1 night

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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.
On the 4th (Mon), take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Virginia Beach road trip tool.

Orlando to Virginia Beach is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Orlando in May, expect Virginia Beach to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Williamsburg.
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Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk

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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 5th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Historic Jamestowne and then contemplate the long history of Jamestown Settlement. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg, thencontemplate the long history of Governor's Palace, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Williamsburg trip itinerary 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 May, daytime highs in Williamsburg are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums
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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

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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.
On the 7th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Jefferson School African American Heritage Center, steep yourself in history at James Monroe's Highland, thenadmire the natural beauty at Monticello, and finally steep yourself in history at Mulberry Row.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Charlottesville trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Williamsburg to Charlottesville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Alexandria.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Monticello ©
Monticello
James Monroe's Highland ©
James Monroe's Highland
Mulberry Row ©
Mulberry Row

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night
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Old Town, thenget to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, thensteep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery, and finally make a trip to John F. Kennedy Grave Site.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Alexandria trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Charlottesville to Alexandria takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and subway. In May, daytime highs in Alexandria are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Arlington
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Old Town ©
Old Town

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