7 days in Virginia Itinerary

7 days in Virginia Itinerary

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Virginia Beach
— 1 night
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Chincoteague Island
— 2 nights
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Luray
— 1 night
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Appomattox
— 1 night
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Damascus
— 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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): kick back and relax at Virginia Beach. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at First Landing State Park, then take in the pleasant sights at Virginia Beach Law Enforcement Memorial, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandbridge Beach, and finally take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Virginia Beach trip builder app.

Tampa to Virginia Beach is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and tram. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tampa in September; daily highs in Virginia Beach reach 81°F and lows reach 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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First Landing State Park ©
First Landing State Park
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach

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Chincoteague Island

Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Donald J. Leonard, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bike Depot.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Chincoteague Island trip planner.

Getting from Virginia Beach to Chincoteague Island by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Luray.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge ©
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

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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 24th (Thu), hike along Luray Hawksbill Greenway, then trek along Stony Man Mountain Overlook, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Luray Caverns.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Luray trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Chincoteague Island to Luray in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, train, and car. Traveling from Chincoteague Island in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 57°F in Luray. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Appomattox.

Things to do in Luray

Parks · Trails · Outdoors
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Stony Man Mountain Overlook ©
Stony Man Mountain Overlook
Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns

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Appomattox

Appomattox ©
Appomattox is a town in Appomattox County, Virginia, United States. On the 25th (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at High Bridge Trail State Park, then contemplate the long history of McLean House, and then explore the striking landscape of Appomattox Court House National Historical Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Appomattox day trip planning app.

You can drive from Luray to Appomattox in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Appomattox can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Damascus.

Things to do in Appomattox

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

High Bridge Trail State Park
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McLean House ©
McLean House

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Damascus

Damascus ©
Damascus is a town in Washington County, Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): trek along Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Damascus itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Appomattox to Damascus takes 3.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Damascus can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Damascus

Trails · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail ©
Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail

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