3 days in Virginia Itinerary

3 days in Virginia Itinerary

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3 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
1
Shenandoah National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Williamsburg
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Philadelphia

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night
Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Skyline Drive. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): cruise along Skyline Drive. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Bearfence Mountain and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Rag Mountain Hike.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Shenandoah National Park trip planner.

Philadelphia to Shenandoah National Park is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August in Shenandoah National Park, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike
Bearfence Mountain ©
Bearfence Mountain

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take a tour of Jamestown Settlement, cool off at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Williamsburg day trip site .

Drive from Shenandoah National Park to Williamsburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. August in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church ©
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church

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