5 days in Richmond & Virginia Beach Itinerary

5 days in Richmond & Virginia Beach Itinerary

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5 days in Richmond & Virginia Beach Itinerary

Start: Richmond
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Richmond
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Richmond
— 1 night
End: Richmond

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Busch Gardens Williamsburg as well as Water Country USA. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): find something for the whole family at Kings Dominion. On the next day, make a splash at Water Country USA and then cool off at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Richmond trip builder .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Richmond. In August, daily temperatures in Richmond can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sun) before leaving for Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Richmond

Theme Parks

Side Trips

Williamsburg, Kings Dominion
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Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Water Country USA ©
Water Country USA
Kings Dominion ©
Kings Dominion

1
night
Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a splash at Water Country USA.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Virginia Beach trip planner .

Traveling by car from Richmond to Virginia Beach takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. August in Virginia Beach sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Richmond.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Water Country USA
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Water Country USA ©
Water Country USA

1
night
Richmond

Richmond
To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Richmond sightseeing tool .

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Richmond takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Richmond

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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