43 days in Richmond & Williamsburg Itinerary

43 days in Richmond & Williamsburg Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Virginia sightseeing planner

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Richmond
— 27 nights
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Williamsburg
— 15 nights
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Richmond

— 27 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.
Family-friendly places like Virginia Beach Boardwalk and White House will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Richmond: Charlottesville (Mulberry Row & Monticello), Virginia Beach (Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum, King Neptune Statue on the Boardwalk, &more) and Washington DC (Corcoran Gallery of Art, New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, &more). Spend the 3rd (Sat) exploring nature at Great Falls Park. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, head outdoors with Cavalier Sporting Clays, get curious at Science Museum of Virginia, and examine the collection at George Washington's Mount Vernon.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Richmond travel planner.

Orlando to Richmond is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Orlando in June: high temperatures in Richmond hover around 86°F and lows are around 66°F. On the 24th (Sat), you're off to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Richmond

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Williamsburg

— 15 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.
Family-friendly places like Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Historic Jamestowne will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Norfolk (Weyanoke Bird and Wildflower Sanctuary & Mermaid Factory), Portsmouth City Park (in Portsmouth) and Newport News (The Mariners' Museum & Park & The Noland Trail). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 1st (Sun) at Water Country USA. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg, take in the history at Yorktown Battlefield, walk around Colonial National Historical Park, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Williamsburg holiday planner.

Getting from Richmond to Williamsburg by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips