7 days in Virginia Itinerary

7 days in Virginia Itinerary

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7 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Chincoteague Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Williamsburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Staunton
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Shenandoah National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Washington DC

2
nights
Chincoteague Island

Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bike Depot and MamerSass. Get in touch with nature at Fishing Charters & Tours and Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and get a taste of the local shopping with Tryfan Gallery.

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Washington DC to Chincoteague Island is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. June in Chincoteague Island sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge ©
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
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.
On the 25th (Tue), admire all the interesting features of First Landing State Park, then stroll through Sandbridge Beach, and then stop by Virginia Beach Firefighters Store.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Virginia Beach sightseeing planner.

Drive from Chincoteague Island to Virginia Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. June in Virginia Beach sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks Beaches Wildlife
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Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach
First Landing State Park ©
First Landing State Park
Virginia Beach Firefighters Store ©
Virginia Beach Firefighters Store

1
night
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.
On the 26th (Wed), stop by Yankee Candle Company, contemplate the long history of American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, then cruise along Colonial Parkway, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Williamsburg day trip website .

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Staunton.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Yorktown
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Yankee Candle Company ©
Yankee Candle Company
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church ©
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown ©

1
night
Staunton

Staunton ©
Staunton is an independent city in the U.S. On the 27th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Frontier Culture Museum, explore the fascinating underground world of Grand Caverns, then stop by Factory Antique Mall, then steep yourself in history at Woodrow Wilson Birthplace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Staunton trip planning app .

You can drive from Williamsburg to Staunton in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June, Staunton is little chillier than Williamsburg - with highs of 82°F and lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Shenandoah National Park.

Things to do in Staunton

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Factory Antique Mall, Grand Caverns
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Frontier Culture Museum ©
Frontier Culture Museum
Grand Caverns ©
Grand Caverns
Factory Antique Mall ©
Factory Antique Mall

1
night
Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): look for gifts at SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts, then trek along Old Rag Mountain Hike, then take in the dramatic scenery at Dark Hollow Falls, and finally stroll the grounds of Dean Cemetery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Shenandoah National Park vacation planner .

You can drive from Staunton to Shenandoah National Park in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Shenandoah National Park can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts
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Dark Hollow Falls ©
Dark Hollow Falls
Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike
SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts ©
SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts

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