5 days in Virginia Itinerary

5 days in Virginia Itinerary

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5 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Tulsa
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Williamsburg
— 1 night
train:  1​h
3
Richmond
— 1 night
4
Alexandria
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Tulsa

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): kick back and relax at Sandbridge Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk, and then stroll through Virginia Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Virginia Beach road trip planning website .

Tulsa to Virginia Beach is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tulsa to Virginia Beach due to the time zone difference. June in Virginia Beach sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): make a trip to Colonial Williamsburg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, and then steep yourself in history at Jamestown Settlement.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Williamsburg day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Williamsburg can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Richmond.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums
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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church ©
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church

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Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at James River, then take a stroll through Fan District, then make a trip to Carytown, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Episcopal Church.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Richmond vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Williamsburg to Richmond by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. July in Richmond sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Alexandria.

Things to do in Richmond

Neighborhoods Parks Nature
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Fan District ©
Fan District
St. John's Episcopal Church ©
St. John's Episcopal Church
Carytown ©
Carytown

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Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Old Town, then get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, read Alexandria itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Richmond to Alexandria in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Alexandria are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

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

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