7 days in Virginia Itinerary

7 days in Virginia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Virginia Beach
— Few hours
2
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
3
Charlottesville
— 1 night
4
Luray
— 1 night
5
Arlington
— 2 nights

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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 8th (Sun), sample the fine beverages at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company and then take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Virginia Beach driving holiday planner.

Philadelphia to Virginia Beach is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Virginia Beach are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Tarnished Truth Distilling Company ©
Tarnished Truth Distilling Company

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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.
On the 9th (Mon), step aboard Jamestown Settlement and then steep yourself in history at Historic Jamestowne. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg, then contemplate the long history of Governor's Palace, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Williamsburg sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Williamsburg are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at C'ville Arts: A Cooperative Gallery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monticello, then gain insight at The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio, and finally relax in the rural setting at Carter Mountain Orchard.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Charlottesville online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Williamsburg to Charlottesville by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Williamsburg in November since evenings lows in Charlottesville dip to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Luray.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Monticello ©
Monticello
Carter Mountain Orchard ©
Carter Mountain Orchard

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): hike along Stony Man Mountain Overlook, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kennedy Peak Hike, and then take in breathtaking views at Luray Caverns.

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

Drive from Charlottesville to Luray in 1.5 hours. November in Luray sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Arlington.

Things to do in Luray

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): stop by Old Town, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery, and finally make a trip to John F. Kennedy Grave Site. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Marine Corps, examine the collection at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Ono Brewing Company.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Arlington day trip planning app.

You can drive from Luray to Arlington in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and subway. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Luray in November since evenings lows in Arlington dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chantilly, Old Town, National Museum of the Marine Corps
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Museum of the Marine Corps
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

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