5 days in Virginia Itinerary

5 days in Virginia Itinerary

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Arlington
— 1 day
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Virginia Beach
— 1 night
3
Williamsburg
— 3 nights

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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 13th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and then take a stroll through Old Town.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Arlington online visit planner.

Washington DC to Arlington is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a subway; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Old Town
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Old Town ©
Old Town

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Chrysler Museum of Art, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Chesapeake Bay Distillery, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Virginia Beach trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Arlington to Virginia Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and tram. In November in Virginia Beach, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

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

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Williamsburg: Smithfield (St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum & Windsor Castle Park) and The Noland Trail (in Newport News). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg, take an in-depth tour of Historic Jamestowne, stop by Christmas Mouse, and step aboard Jamestown Settlement.

To find maps and more tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. November in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Smithfield, The Noland Trail
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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne

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