5 days in Benham & Virginia Itinerary

5 days in Benham & Virginia Itinerary

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Benham
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Virginia Beach
— 1 night
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Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Fly
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Alexandria
— 1 night
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Benham

Benham is a home rule-class city in Harlan County, Kentucky, in the United States. You've now added Kentucky Coal Mining Museum to your itinerary. On the 14th (Wed), examine the collection at Kentucky Coal Mining Museum.

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Detroit to Benham is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In July in Benham, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Benham

Museums
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Virginia Beach

— 1 night

The Resort City

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 15th (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk, then kick back and relax at Virginia Beach, and then whizz through the canopy at The Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium.

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Traveling by car from Benham to Virginia Beach takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Benham in July, expect Virginia Beach to be a bit warmer, temps between 89°F and 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks
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Williamsburg

— 2 nights

Colonial Capital

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 16th (Fri), step aboard Jamestown Settlement and then steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg. Keep things going the next day: cool off at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

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Drive from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Alexandria.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Alexandria

— 1 night
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 18th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and then pause for some photo ops at U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial.

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Fly from Williamsburg to Alexandria in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Side Trip

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Virginia travel guide

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Old Dominion
The home of the first permanent English colony in the New World, Virginia is a prime holiday destination for those looking to immerse themselves in American heritage. Proud of its colorful history, distinct culture, and southern drawl, Virginians see their state as the place where the imaginary line between the north and the south is drawn. With scenic beauties as diverse as its people, Virginia is a land of rolling hills, rugged mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, and secluded beaches along picturesque bays. Bordered on the east by the Atlantic and the west by the Appalachian Mountains, with rolling farmland in the middle, the state offers countless places to visit for history buffs, nature lovers, and passionate foodies.