6 days in Richmond, Williamsburg & Charlottesville Itinerary

6 days in Richmond, Williamsburg & Charlottesville Itinerary

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Richmond
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Williamsburg
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Charlottesville
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Richmond
— 2 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Pocahontas State Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Richmond online travel planner.

Tampa to Richmond is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tampa in March, expect nights in Richmond to be colder, around 36°F, while days are slightly colder, around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Williamsburg.
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Williamsburg — 1 night

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.
On the 24th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Bassett Hall, contemplate the long history of George Wythe House, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Williamsburg trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Richmond to Williamsburg takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in March, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Charlottesville.
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Charlottesville — 2 nights

Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
On the 25th (Fri), examine the collection at Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum and then Head underground at Grand Caverns. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Monticello, contemplate the long history of Mulberry Row, and then steep yourself in history at The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio.

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Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Charlottesville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Charlottesville can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Richmond.
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Richmond — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): learn about all things military at White House of the Confederacy and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Episcopal Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: witness the site of a historic battle at Berkeley Plantation and then take in the history at Petersburg National Battlefield Park.

For other places to visit and tourist information, read Richmond online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Charlottesville to Richmond in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
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