9 days in Richmond & Charlottesville Itinerary

9 days in Richmond & Charlottesville Itinerary

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9 days in Richmond & Charlottesville Itinerary

Start: Richmond
1
Richmond
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Charlottesville
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
End: Richmond

5
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 list of things to see and do now includes Monument Avenue, Richmond Coliseum, For the Love of Chocolate, and other attractions. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Appomattox Court House National Historical Park and National Museum of the Marine Corps. Go for a jaunt from Richmond to Williamsburg to see Colonial Williamsburg about 1h 15 min away.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Richmond trip builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Richmond. In April, daytime highs in Richmond are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Richmond

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

National Museum of the Marine Corps, Colonial Williamsburg, Appomattox Court House National Historical Park
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National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
White House of the Confederacy ©
White House of the Confederacy

3
nights
Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
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.
Thomas Jefferson's Monticello has been added to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Saunders-Monticello Trail.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Charlottesville holiday builder website .

Traveling by car from Richmond to Charlottesville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Charlottesville sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 46°F at night. You will leave for home on the 22nd (Mon).

Things to do in Charlottesville

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Monticello ©
Monticello

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