3 days in Virginia Itinerary

3 days in Virginia Itinerary

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3 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Columbus
Fly + subway:  2​h 30​min
1
Alexandria
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Columbus

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Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): admire the striking features of Alexandria City Hall & Market Square, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, and then steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Columbus to Alexandria is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Columbus in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Alexandria, with lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Alexandria

#Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Alexandria City Hall & Market Square ©

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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 15th (Sat), get in on the family fun at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Historic Jamestowne, then get engrossed in the history at Colonial Williamsburg, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Williamsburg trip planner .

You can drive from Alexandria to Williamsburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of subway, flight, and bus. September in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Williamsburg

#Theme Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums
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Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne

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