Explore Williamsburg's historic colonial buildings and perhaps enjoy an al fresco lunch in Merchants Square.
Discover the history of quaint historic towns such as Charlottesville and Annapolis.
Drive the stunning Skyline Drive through the lush forest scenery of Shenandoah National Park.
Relax on the beautiful beaches of Virginia Beach.
Visit the White House, Capitol Building and national museums in Washington D.C.
- Washington DC
- Virginia Beach
- Shenandoah National Park
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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Day 1 Washington DC
International outbound flight , Washington DC
Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Washington DC. On arrival in Washington make your own way to your downtown hotel. The remainder of the day is free to relax.
Day 2 Washington DC
Washington D.C. is a large city with many attractions so there is plenty to explore. Highlights include the White House, the Capitol Building, the Smithsonian Institution and the many monuments and memorials along Washington Mall.
Day 3 Annapolis
Day 4 Annapolis
The day is yours to explore Annapolis. You can walk around the Naval Academy, take a cycle tour of the city, enjoy a delicious meal in one of the many waterfront restaurants or explore the city's rich heritage of old buildings; the Banneker-Douglas Museum is a particular highlight.
Day 5 Virginia Beach
Drive south along the banks of Chesapeake Bay to Virginia Beach. This is a delightful drive past pretty coastal villages. Be sure to stop en route to sample one of the great fish restaurants along the bay.
Day 6 Williamsburg
Drive this morning from Virginia Beach to colonial Williamsburg. The remainder of the day is free to step back in time as you explore this historic city with its grand public buildings and pretty gardens. You may also wish to visit the nearby colonial settlement of Jamestown and the site of the 1783 Battle of Yorktown.
Day 7 Williamsburg
Day 8 Charlottesville
Today your drive takes you through the heart of Virginia's farmland country, past Lake Monticello, to the university city of Charlottesville. You will have time this afternoon to take a stroll and begin to explore the charming surroundings.
Day 9 Charlottesville
Enjoy a full day exploring the beautiful buildings and leafy squares of Charlottesville. The area posses some of the finest examples of early American architecture in the state, including Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's spectacular mountaintop home.
Day 10 Shenandoah National Park
Day 11 Shenandoah National Park
Shenandoah National Park
Today you have a full day in Shenandoah National Park. You may wish to do some hiking on the famous Appalachian Trail or one of the more remote hiking paths. Be sure to keep your eyes open for wildlife as well.
Day 12 International return flight
Shenandoah National Park , International return flight
Drive back to Washington D.C. at the end of your trip.
Day 13 International return flight
International return flight
Arrive home today to complete your journey.
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