7 days in Virginia Itinerary

7 days in Virginia Itinerary

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Chincoteague Island
— 1 night
2
Charlottesville
— 3 nights
3
Appomattox
— 1 night
4
Meadows of Dan
— 1 night

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night
Chincoteague Island

Chincoteague Island ©
Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
On the 18th (Sun), take in the exciting artwork at Tryfan Gallery and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

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Charlotte to Chincoteague Island is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. October in Chincoteague Island sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

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

3
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Keswick Vineyards and Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Charlottesville: Veritas Vineyard & Winery (in Afton), James Madison's Montpelier (in Montpelier Station) and Bold Rock Hard Cider (in Nellysford). There's still lots to do: experience rural life at Carter Mountain Orchard, stop by King Family Vineyards, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Charlottesville trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Chincoteague Island to Charlottesville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Charlottesville when traveling from Chincoteague Island in October, with lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Appomattox.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Wineries · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

King Family Vineyards, Veritas Vineyard & Winery, Keswick Vineyards, James Madison's Montpelier, Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards
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Keswick Vineyards ©
Keswick Vineyards
James Madison's Montpelier ©
James Madison's Montpelier
Veritas Vineyard & Winery ©
Veritas Vineyard & Winery

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Appomattox

Appomattox ©
Appomattox is a town in Appomattox County, Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): steep yourself in history at McLean House, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, and then brush up on your military savvy at The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Appomattox trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Charlottesville to Appomattox takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Appomattox are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Meadows of Dan.

Things to do in Appomattox

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums
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McLean House ©
McLean House
The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox ©

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Meadows of Dan

Meadows of Dan ©
Offering a mix of history, nature, and bluegrass music heritage, a vacation in Meadows of Dan provides a quintessential Virginia experience.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Foggy Ridge Cider, then stop by Floyd Country Store, then learn about winemaking at Chateau Morrisette Winery, and finally contemplate the long history of Mabry Mill.

Before you visit Meadows of Dan, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Appomattox to Meadows of Dan takes 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Meadows of Dan can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Meadows of Dan

Wineries · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Floyd, Foggy Ridge Cider
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Chateau Morrisette Winery ©
Chateau Morrisette Winery
Floyd Country Store ©
Floyd Country Store
Foggy Ridge Cider ©
Foggy Ridge Cider

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