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Leesburg (Virginia) to Williamsburg drive

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  Leesburg (Virginia)
 Washington, DC
 Kings Dominion
 Busch Gardens Williamsburg
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Leesburg (Virginia) to Williamsburg road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Leesburg (Virginia) to Williamsburg. If you're planning a road trip to Williamsburg, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Leesburg (Virginia) and Williamsburg. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Leesburg (Virginia) and Williamsburg. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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9:00 am  start in Leesburg (Virginia)
drive for about 50 minutes

9:50 am  Washington, DC
stay for about 2 hours
and leave at 11:50 am
drive for about 1 hour

12:55 pm  Fredericksburg
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:55 pm
drive for about 48 minutes

2:43 pm  stay at Kings Dominion
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:43 pm
drive for about 35 minutes

4:17 pm  Richmond
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:17 pm
drive for about 1 hour

6:26 pm  Busch Gardens Williamsburg
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 7:26 pm
drive for about 17 minutes

7:43 pm  arrive in Williamsburg

driving ≈ 4.5 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Leesburg, Virginia.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Washington, DC  (168 answers)
    National Mall  (30 mentions)
    National Air and Space Museum  (29 mentions)
    Washington Monument  (25 mentions)
    Museum of Natural History  (23 mentions)
    Lincoln Memorial  (22 mentions)
    National Gallery of Art  (19 mentions)
    restaurants around Washington, DC:
        Mitsitam Cafe
        Founding Farmers
        Rose's Luxury
        Pavilion Café
    hotels around Washington, DC:
        JW Marriott Hotel
        Hotel Palomar Washington DC
        The Willard
        Hotel Monaco Alexandria
        W Washington DC
    questions about Washington, DC:
        Best hotel near museums
        Fun free things to do in D.C.?
        9 year d boy
        Where to stay outside of the city?
        Getting from Union Station to National Mall?

Fredericksburg  (3 answers)

Kings Dominion  (2 mentions)

Richmond  (13 answers)
    Carytown  (4 mentions)
    Virginia Museum of Fine Arts  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Richmond:
        Buz and Ned’s Real Barbecue
    hotels around Richmond:
        The Jefferson Hotel
    questions about Richmond:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Richmond?
        What is there to do in Richmond?
        Nightlife in Richmond & hotels?

Busch Gardens Williamsburg  (5 mentions)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Williamsburg, Virginia.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in Williamsburg?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Williamsburg. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

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Restaurants  (2 answers)

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Williamsburg to Leesburg (Virginia) drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Leesburg (Virginia)? Try searching for places within 3 hours of Leesburg (Virginia).

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Leesburg (Virginia) to Williamsburg. Or get a full Leesburg (Virginia) to Williamsburg flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Leesburg (Virginia) well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Leesburg (Virginia)!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 172 miles
driving time of 3 hours
1 Leesburg (Virginia) travel answer
168 Washington, DC travel answers
3 Fredericksburg travel answers
13 Richmond travel answers
12 Williamsburg travel answers


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