7 days in Virginia Beach, Williamsburg & Shenandoah National Park Itinerary

7 days in Virginia Beach, Williamsburg & Shenandoah National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Virginia attractions planner

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Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
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Williamsburg
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Shenandoah National Park
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Virginia Beach

— 2 nights

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 11th (Wed): kick back and relax at Virginia Beach and then stroll through Sandbridge Beach. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: observe the fascinating underwater world at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, brush up on your military savvy at Military Aviation Museum, and then take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Virginia Beach driving holiday planner.

Shenandoah National Park to Virginia Beach is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Shenandoah National Park in August, Virginia Beach is a bit warmer at night with lows of 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): cool off at Water Country USA. Here are some ideas for day two: cool off at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Williamsburg day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Shenandoah National Park.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Theme Parks
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Shenandoah National Park

— 2 nights
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Attractions like Skyline Drive and Old Rag Mountain Hike make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to King Family Vineyards (in Crozet), Barboursville Vineyards and Historic Ruins (in Barboursville) and Veritas Vineyard & Winery (in Afton).

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Shenandoah National Park planning app.

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Shenandoah National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Williamsburg in August, with highs in Shenandoah National Park at 84°F and lows at 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Wineries · Shopping

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