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Need a realistic answer please :)

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Need a realistic answer please :)

Hi all -

Looking to make a day trip from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach, the week of 9/24. Thinking of a Tuesday or Wednesday to avoid heavier traffic. Realistically speaking, how long of a ride should it be back and forth if we were to make a full day of it? We'll leave however early we have to in the morning, and have no problem spending the entire day and driving back in the evening. I just want to have a timeframe in mind to plan around.

Thanks so much!!

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1. Re: Need a realistic answer please :)

About an hour each way if you leave early, & stay late. A little less if you like the accelerator.

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2. Re: Need a realistic answer please :)

It's not uncommon at all for people in one area to make a trip to the other, so...come on. You might check here to see what is going on so you don't miss something by a day. Note the fireworks schedule and the Beach Street (Atlantic Ave between 17th and 25th) performers.


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3. Re: Need a realistic answer please :)

My experience has been closer to hour and a quarter on a good day, two to three hours on a bad day. Luck of the draw sometimes.

Check local TV and/or radio before you go. They're generally pretty good at reporting problems, back-ups, etc.

Edited: 9:17 am, June 19, 2012
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