6 days in Richmond & New York City Itinerary

6 days in Richmond & New York City Itinerary

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6 days in Richmond & New York City Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Richmond
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
2
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Paris

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Deep Run Park, and then get outside with Cavalier Sporting Clays. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): hike along Fluvanna Heritage Trail, grab your bike and head to Virginia Capital Trail, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Mackay Island Wildlife Refuge.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Richmond trip planning app .

Paris, France to Richmond is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Paris to Richmond due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in April, you will find days in Richmond are a bit warmer (25°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Richmond

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Fluvanna Heritage Trail, Mackay Island Wildlife Refuge, Cavalier Sporting Clays
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Cavalier Sporting Clays ©
Cavalier Sporting Clays
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts ©
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

2
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and Tiles For America. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and KGB Espionage Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at East River Waterfront Esplanade, wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip planner .

You can fly from Richmond to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. While traveling from Richmond, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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