15 days in Richmond & Williamsburg Itinerary

15 days in Richmond & Williamsburg Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Virginia trip planner

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Richmond
— 7 nights
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Williamsburg
— 6 nights
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Richmond
— 1 night
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Richmond

— 7 nights

The River City

The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Bring the kids along to Washington Monument and White House. Get out of town with these interesting Richmond side-trips: Virginia Beach (Virginia Beach Law Enforcement Memorial, King Neptune Statue on the Boardwalk, &more) and Washington DC (John Paul Jones Memorial, Art Museum of The Americas, &more). There's much more to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, engage your brain at Science Museum of Virginia, explore the world behind art at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and look for gifts at For the Love of Chocolate.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Richmond trip planner.

Orlando to Richmond is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. July in Richmond sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 71°F at night. You'll set off for Williamsburg on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Richmond

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Williamsburg

— 6 nights

Colonial Capital

Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Kids will enjoy Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Colonial Williamsburg. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 2nd (Mon) at Water Country USA. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Historic Jamestowne, admire the landmark architecture of Wren Building, step aboard Jamestown Settlement, and admire the masterpieces at Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum.

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Traveling by car from Richmond to Williamsburg takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Williamsburg are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Richmond.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Richmond

— 1 night

The River City

Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): observe the fascinating underwater world at Three Lakes Nature Center and Aquarium and then get in on the family fun at Kings Dominion. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Mulberry Row and then contemplate the long history of Monticello.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Richmond online travel route planner.

Drive from Williamsburg to Richmond in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Richmond

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks

Side Trips