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Arlington — 1 night

National History, Local Flavor

Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Little Library, see the interesting displays at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Mount Vernon Trail. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery, and then appreciate the history behind U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial.

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Washington to Arlington is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Traveling from Washington in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 49°F in Arlington. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can fly to Virginia Beach.
Historic Sites · Trails · Parks · Outdoors
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Virginia Beach — 1 night

The Resort City

On the 26th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Norwegian Lady Statue, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tarnished Truth Distilling Co., then enjoy the sand and surf at Virginia Beach, and finally take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

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Traveling by flight from Arlington to Virginia Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Virginia Beach are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Williamsburg.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Breweries & Distilleries
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Williamsburg — 1 night

Colonial Capital

Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Colonial Williamsburg, then steep yourself in history at Historic Jamestowne, and then stop by The Peanut Shop of Williamsburg.

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Getting from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car back home.
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Virginia travel guide

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.