5 days in Richmond & Topeka Itinerary

5 days in Richmond & Topeka Itinerary

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5 days in Richmond & Topeka Itinerary

Start: Richmond
1
Richmond
— 2 nights
+3
train + subway + Fly + shuttle:  9​h
2
Topeka
— 1 night
+3
shuttle + Fly + subway + train:  9​h
End: Richmond

2
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Williamsburg (Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Colonial Williamsburg, & more). There's more to do: admire the masterpieces at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and steep yourself in history at St. John's Episcopal Church.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Richmond trip builder app .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Richmond. In May, daytime highs in Richmond are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Topeka.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Williamsburg
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts ©
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg

1
night
Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): ponder the world of politics at Cedar Crest, then browse the collection at Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, then examine the collection at Evel Knievel Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Ted Ensley Gardens.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Topeka travel website .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Richmond to Topeka in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Richmond to Topeka, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 54°F. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Topeka

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Evel Knievel Museum ©
Evel Knievel Museum
Ted Ensley Gardens ©
Ted Ensley Gardens
Kansas State Capitol Building ©
Kansas State Capitol Building

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