Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from New York City to Virginia Beach. If you're planning a road trip to Virginia Beach, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
10:00 am start in New York City
drive for about 1.5 hours
day 1 driving ≈ 4 hours
find more stops
11:00 am leave from JW Marriott Hotel
drive for about 2 hours
2:50 pm Williamsburg
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:50 pm
drive for about 1 hour
4:55 pm arrive in Virginia Beach
day 2 driving ≈ 4 hours
Philadelphia (122 answers)
Philadelphia Museum of Art (16 mentions)
The Liberty Bell (12 mentions)
Eastern State Penitentiary (8 mentions)
Spruce Street Harbor Park (8 mentions)
Independence Mall (7 mentions)
restaurants around Philadelphia:
Reading Terminal Market
Pat's King of Steaks
questions about Philadelphia:
What is your favorite restaurant in Philadelphia?
What is there to do in Philly besides eat cheese steaks?
Pat's or Geno's: Which has the better cheesesteak?
Anybody know of great gems in the city I can dine at during my stay?
Eating out on a budget.
Washington, DC (179 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:
hotels around Washington, DC:
JW Marriott Hotel
Hotel Palomar Washington DC
Hotel Monaco Alexandria
W Washington DC
questions about Washington, DC:
Best hotel near museums
Best free things to do in Washington, DC?
Fun free things to do in D.C.?
Getting from Union Station to National Mall?
How to make the most of three days in DC
Richmond (14 answers)
Carytown (4 mentions)
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (2 mentions)
restaurants around Richmond:
Buz and Ned’s Real Barbecue
questions about Richmond:
What is your favorite restaurant in Richmond?
What is there to do in Richmond?
Nightlife in Richmond & hotels?
Williamsburg (15 answers)
Busch Gardens Williamsburg (4 mentions)
questions about Williamsburg:
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