5 days in Richmond & Danville Itinerary

5 days in Richmond & Danville Itinerary

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5 days in Richmond & Danville Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  4​h
1
Richmond
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Danville
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h
End: Detroit

4
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.
You've added Virginia Zoo, Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Miss Hampton II Cruises, and other attractions to your itinerary. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Historic Jamestowne and Jamestown Settlement. Change things up with a short trip to Battleship Wisconsin in Norfolk (about 2 hours away). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Virginia Capitol Building.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Richmond online tour itinerary planner .

Detroit to Richmond is an approximately 6-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, taxi, and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Detroit in August: highs in Richmond hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 68°F. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Danville.

Things to do in Richmond

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Norfolk, Williamsburg, Miss Hampton II Cruises
Highlights from your plan
Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises ©
Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

few
hours
Danville

Danville ©
Danville is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tank Museum. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Tank Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Danville trip planner .

You can drive from Richmond to Danville in 3 hours. August in Danville sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Danville

Museums
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Tank Museum ©
Tank Museum

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