With a moderate climate and more than 200 public golf courses, Virginia offers exceptional year-round golfing experiences. From Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus-designed golf courses in the coastal regions, to spectacular courses in scenic mountain settings, Virginia has something for every golfer.
Day 1 - Virginia Beach
Your Virginia golf getaway begins in Virginia Beach. With plenty of challenging courses offering breathtaking coastal views, golfers are sure to find a memorable experience in Virginia Beach. On your first day, get an early start on the golf course at Virginia Beach National. Designed by golf legends Pete Dye and Curtis Strange, Virginia Beach National is a former Tournament Players Club (TPC) course that now welcomes all golfers for a round of golf in a serene natural environment.
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Virginia Beach offers the perfect beach setting for unwinding after a round of golf, so spend the rest of your day in the sand along the world’s longest pleasure beach! Be sure to take a stroll or a bike ride along Virginia Beach’s famous five-kilometer boardwalk.
When it’s time to eat, get ready to dazzle your taste buds with some of the region’s impressive culinary offerings. Fine dining options abound in this city by the sea and seafood lovers are in for a treat, as the fresh catch found in Virginia Beach offers up an unparalleled epicurean experience. Dubbed the oyster capital of the East Coast, Virginia has eight distinct oyster regions. Try a few from each area and then pick your favorite. Some are salty, some are sweet, but they are all succulent and delicious – and they pair beautifully with a glass of Virginia wine! Check out Pleasure House Oysters for an unforgettable Virginia oyster experience.
Day 2 - Virginia Beach
After hitting the links, it’s time to explore more of Virginia Beach. Visit the ViBe Creative District, located conveniently within the oceanfront area of Virginia Beach. This cultural arts enclave is a local hotspot where creative businesses have come together to share their passion and love of the arts with visitors and locals alike.
Virginia Beach TopGolf
After getting in touch with your artsy side, check out Topgolf Virginia Beach for a unique, high-tech golf experience. In addition to a full-service restaurant and bar featuring fantastic casual fare, Topgolf Virginia Beach offers a variety of interactive golfing games; golfers of all skill levels are sure to find fun here.
Day 3 - Williamsburg and Kingsmill Resort
Head west to continue your Virginia golf journey in Williamsburg. The Williamsburg area has been named a top golf destination in the United States, and features courses such as Golden Horseshoe Golf Club, ranked among the top 100 golf courses in America, and the remarkable Kingsmill Resort.
Experience a round of golf and a relaxing stay at the renowned Kingsmill Resort. With two immaculate 18-hole courses, Kingsmill Resort offers world-class golf paired with breathtaking views along the historic James River. Kingsmill’s River Course has been home to PGA and LPGA golf events for more than 30 years.
Just a short drive away, travel back in time with a visit to Colonial Williamsburg with more than 300 acres of historic sites taking you back to the dawn of America.
Day 4 - Richmond
Continue west to resume your Virginia golf adventure in Richmond. With over 20 elite golf clubs in the Richmond Region, you’ll have no trouble finding a round of golf. Local favorites in the region include Royal New Kent Golf Club, Independence Golf Club and the Curtis Strange-designed Golf Club at Brickshire, featuring replica holes from famous courses such as Augusta National, Pinehurst #2, St. Andrews and Riviera.
For a different take on golf, be sure to check out Drive Shack Richmond, featuring a variety of interactive golf games, a full-service bar and food menu, and a rooftop terrace and lounge.
While in Richmond, don’t miss the Thomas Jefferson-designed Virginia State Capitol building, the American Civil War Museum at Historic Tredegar, and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Also, be sure to check out one of the more than 30 breweries along the Richmond Beer Trail!
Next up, get ready for a night of dining and fun in downtown Richmond at one of the city’s popular restaurants, followed by a restful night at one of Richmond’s many inviting hotels.
Day 5 - Fredericksburg
Head north from Richmond, and stop in the beautiful, historic city of Fredericksburg. Fredericksburg offers rich history, a walkable downtown with fantastic dining and shopping, and endless outdoor recreation opportunities.
Continue your Virginia golf adventure with a challenging round of golf at the Gauntlet Golf Club. The Gauntlet Golf Club features 72 holes of championship golf designed by the legendary Pete Dye, and the course has been named among the “Best 100 Courses to Play in the Mid-Atlantic” by Washington Golf Monthly.
Spend the rest of your day exploring Fredericksburg’s charming downtown with its boutique shops and historic attractions. Enjoy a spectacular meal at one of the city’s many popular restaurants, including FoodE, Orofino, and Pimenta.
Day 6 - Loudoun County and Lansdowne Resort
Lansdowne Resort is a AAA Four Diamond award-winning golf resort featuring 45 holes of challenging championship golf designed by the legendary Greg Norman and Robert Trent Jones Jr., so be sure to tee off at this Virginia golf oasis.
Not only does Lansdowne offer an incredible golf experience, it offers luxury accommodations, a world-class spa experience, and outstanding dining. So, once your work on the golf course is complete, enjoy a relaxing, upscale stay at the resort.
While in Loudoun, be sure to visit a few of the region's 40+ wineries for an unforgettable Virginia wine experience featuring world-class wines and spectacular vineyard views.
Day 7 - Winchester
Finally, head west to Winchester for the last leg of your Virginia golf getaway to enjoy a round of golf at Rock Harbor Golf Course. Nestled in the heart of the picturesque Shenandoah Valley, Rock Harbor Golf Course features 36 uniquely-designed holes with six sets of tees, offering a challenge for golfers of all skill levels.
Old Town Winchester
Following your golf outing, take some time to explore Winchester’s small-town charm. Explore Old Town Winchester and its quaint pedestrian mall and enjoy a stay in the George Washington Hotel for a night of rest before your journey home.