8 days in Virginia Itinerary

8 days in Virginia Itinerary

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Alexandria
— 2 nights
2
Williamsburg
— 3 nights
3
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights

2
nights
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
On the 2nd (Tue), don't miss a visit to John F. Kennedy Grave Site, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and finally wander the streets of Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): admire the striking features of George Washington's Mount Vernon, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at KO Distilling, then see the interesting displays at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, and finally steep yourself in history at Little Library.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Alexandria trip planner.

Phoenix to Alexandria is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Phoenix to Alexandria. Expect colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in June: highs in Alexandria hover around 86°F, while lows dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arlington, Little Library, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, KO Distilling, George Washington's Mount Vernon
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

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.
Williamsburg is known for historic sites, theme parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a splash at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, enjoy some diversion at Colonial Williamsburg Musket Range, contemplate the long history of George Wythe House, and step aboard Jamestown Settlement.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Williamsburg online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Alexandria to Williamsburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow 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
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne

2
nights
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 7th (Sun): go for a walk through King Neptune Statue on the Boardwalk, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company, then examine the collection at Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum, then kick back and relax at Virginia Beach, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, then take a tour of Battleship Wisconsin, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Virginia Beach route planner.

Getting from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Norfolk
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Tarnished Truth Distilling Company ©
Tarnished Truth Distilling Company
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center ©

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