Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from New York City to Richmond. If you're planning a road trip to Richmond, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between New York City and Richmond. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
Your starting point is New York, New York.
You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.
Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.
New Brunswick (8 answers)
Zimmerli Art Museum (2 mentions)
restaurants around New Brunswick:
THE FROG AND THE PEACH
questions about New Brunswick:
Is there anything worth seeing/doing/eating in or around New Brunswick, NJ???
What's the best neighborhood in New Brunswick for a first time visitor?
Philadelphia (102 answers)
Philadelphia Museum of Art (16 mentions)
The Liberty Bell (12 mentions)
Eastern State Penitentiary (8 mentions)
Spruce Street Harbor Park (8 mentions)
Independence Mall (7 mentions)
restaurants around Philadelphia:
Reading Terminal Market
Pat's King of Steaks
questions about Philadelphia:
What is there to do in Philly besides eat cheese steaks?
Pat's or Geno's: Which has the better cheesesteak?
What is your favorite restaurant in Philadelphia?
Anybody know of great gems in the city I can dine at during my stay?
Eating out on a budget.
Aberdeen (Maryland) (2 answers)
questions about Aberdeen (Maryland):
Where is a safe place to spend the night
Baltimore (50 answers)
Fells Point (11 mentions)
Inner Harbor (7 mentions)
Lexington Market (4 mentions)
Canton (4 mentions)
The Helmand (3 mentions)
restaurants around Baltimore:
G&M Restaurant and Lounge
Faidley's Seafood & Fresh Fish Market
The Abbey Burger Bistro
questions about Baltimore:
Best place to get seafood and crab cakes in Baltimore?
Authentic, non-chain restaurant for dinner with a child (with a well-refined palate) near the Inner Harbor?
Family-friendly seafood restaurant
Best free things to do in Baltimore?
Best sports bars to watch football?
Washington, DC (165 answers)
National Mall (30 mentions)
National Air and Space Museum (29 mentions)
Washington Monument (25 mentions)
Museum of Natural History (23 mentions)
Lincoln Memorial (22 mentions)
restaurants around Washington, DC:
National Gallery of Art
questions about Washington, DC:
Best hotel near museums
Fun free things to do in D.C.?
Getting from Union Station to National Mall?
How to make the most of three days in DC
Best of the Smithsonian?
Kings Dominion (2 mentions)
Your final destination is Richmond, Virginia.
You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.
Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?
The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Richmond.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out The Jefferson Hotel, which was mentioned 2 times on Trippy.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Buz and Ned’s Real Barbecue, which was mentioned 2 times.
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This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
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