7 days in Richmond & Myrtle Beach Itinerary

7 days in Richmond & Myrtle Beach Itinerary

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7 days in Richmond & Myrtle Beach Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Richmond
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 45​min
End: New York City

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colonial Williamsburg and Monticello. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Richmond: Williamsburg (Jamestown Settlement & Historic Jamestowne) and National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Episcopal Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Richmond route builder website .

New York City to Richmond is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Williamsburg, Monticello, National Museum of the Marine Corps
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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Monticello ©
Monticello
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne

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nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Visiting Myrtle Beach and Waterskiing & Jetskiing will get you outdoors. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Broadway at the Beach and Harrelson's Seafood Market. Go for a jaunt from Myrtle Beach to Litchfield Beach to see Litchfield Beach about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, brush up on your military savvy at Warbird Park, catch some excitement at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, and admire the majestic nature at Myrtle Beach State Park.

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Traveling by flight from Richmond to Myrtle Beach takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August in Myrtle Beach, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Harrelson's Seafood Market, Litchfield Beach
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Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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