15 days in Virginia Itinerary

15 days in Virginia Itinerary

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15 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Chincoteague Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Williamsburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Damascus
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Luray
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Arlington
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Las Vegas

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 5th (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, then enjoy the sand and surf at Virginia Beach, and then take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Chrysler Museum of Art, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company, then see the interesting displays at Military Aviation Museum, and finally stop by Mermaid Factory.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Virginia Beach online trip builder .

Las Vegas to Virginia Beach is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Virginia Beach, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Chrysler Museum of Art
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Tarnished Truth Distilling Company ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Military Aviation Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bike Depot and then explore the striking landscape of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let little ones run wild at Chincoteague Veteran's Memorial Park, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then head outdoors with Donald J. Leonard, and finally look for gifts at Wine Cheese & More.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Chincoteague Island trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Chincoteague Island in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. October in Chincoteague Island sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Chincoteague Veteran's Memorial Park ©

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Williamsburg: St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum (in Smithfield) and Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (in Richmond). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg, find something for the whole family at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, get engrossed in the history at Historic Jamestowne, and take a tour of Jamestown Settlement.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Williamsburg road trip app .

You can drive from Chincoteague Island to Williamsburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Williamsburg are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Damascus.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum
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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne

1
night
Damascus

Damascus ©
Damascus is a town in Washington County, Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): ride a horse along Virginia Creeper Trail Club, then stroll the grounds of Sinking Spring Cemetery, then trek along Appalachian Trail, and finally stroll through Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Damascus trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Williamsburg to Damascus in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Williamsburg in October, things will get a bit cooler in Damascus: highs are around 69°F and lows about 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Luray.

Things to do in Damascus

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Abingdon, Appalachian Trail
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Sinking Spring Cemetery ©
Sinking Spring Cemetery

3
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rocking S Ranch (in Winchester), Shenandoah National Park (Skyline Drive & Old Rag Mountain Hike) and Cooter's in the Country (in Sperryville). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Monticello, hike along Kennedy Peak Hike, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Copper Fox Distillery, and don't miss a visit to Les Yeux du Monde.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Luray tour planner.

Traveling by car from Damascus to Luray takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Arlington.

Things to do in Luray

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Charlottesville, Shenandoah National Park, Sperryville, Rocking S Ranch
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Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike
Monticello ©
Monticello
Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns

3
nights
Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Change things up with these side-trips from Arlington: Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly), Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont (in Falmouth) and National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery, grab your bike and head to Mount Vernon Trail, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and appreciate the history behind Air Force Memorial.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Arlington trip planner.

Traveling by car from Luray to Arlington takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Luray in October, Arlington is a bit warmer at night with lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites Museums Trails

Side Trips

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, George Washington's Mount Vernon, National Museum of the Marine Corps, Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, Old Town
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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

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