Richmond Itinerary 5 Days

Explore the best places to visit in 5 days in Richmond using this travel itinerary which takes you through the top attractions in the city.

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5 Days in Richmond - Perfect Vacation Guide

With its undying aura of serenity, the effortless fusion of old and new-world charm, the picturesque locales, the riot of colorful neighborhoods and the energetic crowds - Richmond is one mesmerizing destination. Choosing the must visit places in Richmond when you are running short on time can be quite a tough task!

Are 5 days enough for Richmond tour?

Wondering about what to see in 5 days in Richmond ? It can be a confusing task to decide where to go in Richmond. But, 5 days are perfect to cover each corner of Richmond. You can visit popular places in Richmond, get walking tour and have local food during your vacation.

How much money for 5 days in Richmond?

The budget cost of 5 days in Richmond is USD 545. You can further save on your stays by opting for hostels and homestay. Also try to travel by public transportation whenever possible.

What to pack for Richmond 5 days vacation?

  • Carry extra battery of camera. If you are a shutterbug, carry extra memory card; those 5 days in Richmond are going to be full of moments that you would want to click!
  • Keep a journal to record your favorite moments and scribble notes!
  • Since you will be having a heavy luggage to fit your belongings for 5 days, carry a small backpack that you can use while you go sightseeing!

What to see in Richmond in 5 days?

Virginia Museum Of Fine Arts, Hollywood Cemetery, Virginia State Capitol, Monument Avenue must be a part of your Richmond itinerary in 5 days! Also, you cannot afford to miss Science Museum Of Virginia, St John's Episcopal Church, Virginia Holocaust Museum. Since 5 days is a comfortable time to explore the best of Richmond, you can add Poe Museum and Children's Museum Of Richmond to your itinerary. If you are too tired running between different spots, you can take a day off from the sightseeing and relax in your room or at a nice cafe.

Richmond travel tips for first-timers

  • Book a food tour, nothing expresses the essence of Richmond like its food!
  • Take a weekend getaway, explore the nearby cities of Richmond.
  • List down the free days of the museums and try to visit them on those days to save on ticket fee.

Getting around Richmond in 5 days

You are going to be in the city for a considerable amount of time and hence it is recommended to get hang of the local transit system that will make getting around cheaper. Alternatively, you can hire a car or a bike and explore Richmond on your own, at your own pace.

Best places to eat, drink, and shop in Richmond

Eat, drink, shop repeat! You can enjoy an excellent retail therapy when in Richmond. On your 5-day trip, make sure you try out the best local delicacies as well as shop for some souvenirs to take back home.

Where to stay in Richmond for 5D4N vacation?

For a 5 day 4 nights vacation in Richmond, you can choose a vacation rental or a hotel that is conveniently located. You can score a good deal on BnB, since the stay is for a longer duration.

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