19 days in Richmond & Petersburg Itinerary

19 days in Richmond & Petersburg Itinerary

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19 days in Richmond & Petersburg Itinerary

Start: Richmond
1
Richmond
— 15 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Petersburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Richmond

15
nights
Richmond

Richmond ©
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.
Mackay Island Wildlife Refuge has been added to your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Williamsburg (Colonial Williamsburg, Busch Gardens Williamsburg, & more), Washington DC (White House, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, & more) and Charlottesville (Monticello & Carter Mountain Orchard). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Cemetery, admire the striking features of George Washington's Mount Vernon, and take in nature's colorful creations at Maymont.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Richmond itinerary planner .

Expect a daytime high around 82°F in September, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Richmond

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Washington DC, Williamsburg, Virginia Beach, Charlottesville, Appomattox Statue
Highlights from your plan
White House ©
White House
National World War II Memorial ©
National World War II Memorial

3
nights
Petersburg

Petersburg ©
Petersburg is an independent city in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pamplin Historical Park. On the 29th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Pamplin Historical Park, witness the site of a historic battle at Petersburg National Battlefield Park, and then test your team's savvy at Escape Old Towne - Escape Rooms. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Historic Jamestowne and then see the interesting displays at The Mariners' Museum & Park.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Petersburg road trip tool .

Petersburg is just a stone's throw from Richmond. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 61°F. On the 1st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Petersburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Historic Jamestowne, The Mariners' Museum & Park, Berkeley Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Pamplin Historical Park ©
Pamplin Historical Park
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
The Mariners' Museum & Park ©
The Mariners' Museum & Park

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