9 days in Washington DC & Richmond Itinerary

9 days in Washington DC & Richmond Itinerary

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9 days in Washington DC & Richmond Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Washington DC
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Richmond
— 7 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Vienna

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Washington DC

Washington DC
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip planner.

Vienna, Austria to Washington DC is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Vienna to Washington DC is minus 6 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Vienna in October, with highs in Washington DC at 25°C and lows at 14°C. On the 24th (Thu), you're off toRichmond.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Nightlife Tours

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Hollywood Cemetery and White House of the Confederacy. Get some historical perspective at American Revolution Museum at Yorktown and Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Richmond: Williamsburg (Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum & Bruton Parish Episcopal Church), The Mariners' Museum & Park (in Newport News) and Frontier Culture Museum (in Staunton). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Edgar Allan Poe Museum, get curious at Science Museum of Virginia, get engrossed in the history at American Civil War Museum- Historic Tredegar, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Fan District.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Richmond travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Richmond takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Richmond

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Williamsburg, The Mariners' Museum & Park, American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, Frontier Culture Museum, Appomattox Court House National Historical Park
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American Revolution Museum at Yorktown ©
Frontier Culture Museum ©
Frontier Culture Museum

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