7 days in Virginia Itinerary

7 days in Virginia Itinerary

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Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): go for a walk through King Neptune Statue on the Boardwalk, sample the fine beverages at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company, examine the collection at Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum, then kick back and relax at Virginia Beach, and finally take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk. Keep things going the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, get engrossed in the history at Military Aviation Museum, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Virginia Beach trip planner.

Las Vegas to Virginia Beach is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect Virginia Beach to be a bit cooler, temps between 85°F and 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums · Parks · Outdoors
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Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Tarnished Truth Distilling Company ©
Tarnished Truth Distilling Company
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center ©
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science 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 12th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg, contemplate the long history of Governor's Palace, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Jamestown Settlement and then make a splash at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Williamsburg driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In June in Williamsburg, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): admire the striking features of University of Virginia, then deepen your understanding at The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio, then take in nature's colorful creations at Monticello, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with C'ville Arts: A Cooperative Gallery.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Charlottesville using our trip planner.

Getting from Williamsburg to Charlottesville by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Charlottesville are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Alexandria.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Monticello ©
Monticello
University of Virginia ©
University of Virginia

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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 15th (Mon): take a stroll through Old Town, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and finally make a trip to John F. Kennedy Grave Site.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Alexandria trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Charlottesville to Alexandria in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and subway. In June, daily temperatures in Alexandria can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Old Town ©
Old Town

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