7 days in Virginia Itinerary

7 days in Virginia Itinerary

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7 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  3 h
1
Charlottesville
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Luray
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Arlington
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Williamsburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Atlanta

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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 6th (Mon): have fun and explore at Virginia Discovery Museum and then take in nature's colorful creations at Monticello.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Charlottesville itinerary planner.

Atlanta to Charlottesville is an approximately 3- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Atlanta in April, with highs in Charlottesville at 69°F and lows at 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Luray.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Monticello ©
Monticello
Virginia Discovery Museum ©
Virginia Discovery Museum

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.
On the 7th (Tue), trek along Stony Man Mountain Overlook, then whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, and then take in breathtaking views at Luray Caverns.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Luray route planner.

Traveling by car from Charlottesville to Luray takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. April in Luray sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Arlington.

Things to do in Luray

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns
Zipline
Stony Man Mountain Overlook ©
Stony Man Mountain Overlook

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): appreciate the history behind U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and finally make a trip to John F. Kennedy Grave Site.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Arlington itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Luray to Arlington in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Luray in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 49°F in Arlington. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites
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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

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 enjoy Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg, step aboard Jamestown Settlement, get engrossed in the history at Historic Jamestowne, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Williamsburg itinerary planner.

Drive from Arlington to Williamsburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In April in Williamsburg, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
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Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement
Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf ©
Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf

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night
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 12th (Sun): observe the fascinating underwater world at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, stroll through Virginia Beach, and then take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Virginia Beach sightseeing website.

You can drive from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in April, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk

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