6 days in Virginia Itinerary

6 days in Virginia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Virginia trip planner

Make it your trip
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Chincoteague Island
— 1 night
Drive
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Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive
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Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Arlington
— 1 night
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Chincoteague Island

— 1 night
Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Chincoteague Cultural Alliance, get up close to creatures of the deep with Captain Dan's Around the Island Tours, and then get outside with Donald J. Leonard. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Chincoteague Island tour builder website.

New York City to Chincoteague Island is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Chincoteague Island, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 27 — 28:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): learn about all things military at Military Aviation Museum, see the interesting displays at Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Virginia Beach, and finally take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Virginia Beach trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chincoteague Island to Virginia Beach takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Virginia Beach are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay May 28 — 29:

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Governor's Palace and then contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step aboard Jamestown Settlement, then contemplate the long history of Historic Jamestowne, and then learn about winemaking at Silver Hand Meadery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Williamsburg trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Arlington.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Shopping
Find places to stay May 29 — 31:

Arlington

— 1 night

National History, Local Flavor

Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take a stroll through Old Town, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and finally make a trip to John F. Kennedy Grave Site.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Arlington online tour planner.

Drive from Williamsburg to Arlington in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and subway; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 1:

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.