15 days in Virginia Itinerary

15 days in Virginia Itinerary

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Chincoteague Island
— 1 night
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Virginia Beach
— 3 nights
3
Williamsburg
— 4 nights
4
Charlottesville
— 3 nights
5
Damascus
— 1 night
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Luray
— 1 night
7
Arlington
— 1 night

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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 22nd (Sat), make a trip to Chincoteague Cultural Alliance, see majestic marine mammals with Captain Dan's Around the Island Tours, and then head outdoors with Donald J. Leonard. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Chincoteague Island trip itinerary builder site.

New York City to Chincoteague Island is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August in Chincoteague Island, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
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Captain Dan's Around the Island Tours ©
Captain Dan's Around the Island Tours
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge ©
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
Chincoteague Cultural Alliance ©
Chincoteague Cultural Alliance

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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.
Family-friendly places like Virginia Beach Boardwalk and The Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: get curious at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, explore the world behind art at Chrysler Museum of Art, kick back and relax at Sandbridge Beach, and stroll through Virginia Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Virginia Beach route planner.

You can drive from Chincoteague Island to Virginia Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in August, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Chrysler Museum of Art
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Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center ©
The Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium ©
The Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Yorktown Battlefield. Family-friendly places like Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Colonial Williamsburg will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: make a splash at Water Country USA, whizz through the canopy at Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park, take an in-depth tour of Historic Jamestowne, and contemplate the long history of Jamestown Settlement.

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Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Williamsburg are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Yorktown Battlefield, Tyndall's Point Park
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Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Water Country USA ©
Water Country USA

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sandy River Outdoor Adventures and Monticello. Explore Charlottesville's surroundings by going to Shenandoah National Park (Dean Cemetery & Old Rag Mountain Hike), Appomattox Court House National Historical Park (in Appomattox) and Canal Basin Square (in Scottsville). Next up on the itinerary: take a pleasant ride with Mountaintop Ranch Wilderness Trail Rides, get thoroughly spooked out with Ghosts and Mysteries Walking Tour, and stop by SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Charlottesville trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Williamsburg to Charlottesville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Williamsburg in August; daily highs in Charlottesville reach 84°F and lows reach 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Damascus.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Shenandoah National Park, Elkton, Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, Canal Basin Square, Sandy River Outdoor Adventures
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Sandy River Outdoor Adventures ©
Sandy River Outdoor Adventures
Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike

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Damascus

Damascus ©
Damascus is a town in Washington County, Virginia, United States. On the 3rd (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail, then grab your bike and head to Adventure Damascus, and then trek along Appalachian Trail.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Damascus planning site.

Traveling by car from Charlottesville to Damascus takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Damascus can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Luray.

Things to do in Damascus

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Appalachian Trail
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Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail ©
Adventure Damascus ©
Adventure Damascus

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): hike along Stony Man Mountain Overlook, then trot along with Jordan Hollow Stables, then see the interesting displays at Cooter's in Luray, and finally take in breathtaking views at Luray Caverns.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Luray driving holiday planning app.

You can drive from Damascus to Luray in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in September, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Arlington.

Things to do in Luray

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Jordan Hollow Stables
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Jordan Hollow Stables ©
Jordan Hollow Stables
Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns
Stony Man Mountain Overlook ©
Stony Man Mountain Overlook

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Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery, then don't miss a visit to John F. Kennedy Grave Site, and finally stroll around Clemyjontri Park.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Arlington online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Luray to Arlington takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and subway. Traveling from Luray in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 65°F in Arlington. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Clemyjontri Park
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Clemyjontri Park ©
Clemyjontri Park
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

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