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Richmond to New York City drive

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  Richmond
 Fredericksburg
 Alexandria (Virginia)
 Baltimore
 Aberdeen (Maryland)
 Tony Luke's
 New Brunswick
   New York City 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Richmond to New York City road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Richmond to New York City. If you're planning a road trip to New York City, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Richmond and New York City. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Richmond and New York City. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Richmond
drive for about 1 hour

12:01 pm  Fredericksburg
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:01 pm
drive for about 52 minutes

1:53 pm  Alexandria (Virginia)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:53 pm
drive for about 58 minutes

3:51 pm  Baltimore
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 3 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Baltimore
drive for about 45 minutes

10:45 am  Aberdeen (Maryland)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:45 am
drive for about 1.5 hours

1:08 pm  eat at Tony Luke's
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:08 pm
drive for about 1 hour

3:21 pm  New Brunswick
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:21 pm
drive for about 55 minutes

5:17 pm  arrive in New York City
eat at Katz's Delicatessen
stay at The Standard New York

day 2 driving ≈ 4.5 hours
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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Richmond, Virginia.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.


How many cars do we need?

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.


Where should I stop along the way?

Fredericksburg  (2 answers)

Alexandria (Virginia)  (19 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 Alexandria (Virginia):
        National Gallery of Art
        Mitsitam Cafe
        Founding Farmers
        Rose's Luxury
        Pavilion CafĂ©
    questions about Alexandria (Virginia):
        What's the best neighborhood in Alexandria (Virginia) for a first time visitor?

Baltimore  (45 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
        Phillips Seafood
        The Abbey Burger Bistro
        Max's Taphouse
    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?

Aberdeen (Maryland)  (2 answers)
    questions about Aberdeen (Maryland):
        Where is a safe place to spend the night

Tony Luke's  (5 mentions)

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?


Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is New York, New York.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.


Where's the best place to stay in New York City?

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 New York City.

You can also see most people recommend as the best amount of time to visit. Find out how many days in New York City to stay.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out The Standard New York, which was mentioned 15 times on Trippy.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

Ace Hotel New York  (15 mentions)
The Plaza  (14 mentions)
Hotel Gansevoort  (12 mentions)
Crosby Street Hotel  (11 mentions)

Want to research more popular hotels in New York City? Click the blue button below.




Where's the best place to eat in New York City?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Katz's Delicatessen, which was mentioned 37 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Shake Shack  (23 mentions)
Lombardi's Pizza  (20 mentions)
Balthazar Restaurant  (19 mentions)
Eataly  (19 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in New York City? Click the blue button below.




What are some things to do in New York City?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Central Park  (149 mentions)
High Line Park  (110 mentions)
Statue of Liberty  (69 mentions)
Times Square  (59 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about New York City. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Chris from Manhattan Beach asked:
Where do the cool kids stay in NYC these days?  (37 answers)

profile  Ebe from Sao Paulo asked:
Is it a good idea to visit NYC in December?  (27 answers)

profile  Julia from Paris asked:
free or cheap things to do in NYC  (23 answers)

profile  Valerie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in New York City?  (23 answers)

profile  Phil from Seattle asked:
48 Hours in NYC - I NEED to know the best Pizza spots!  (23 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to New York City.




Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a New York City to Richmond drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Richmond? Try searching for places within 5.5 hours of Richmond.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Richmond to New York City. Or get a full Richmond to New York City flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Richmond well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Richmond!





At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 341 miles
driving time of 5 hours, 22 minutes
10 Richmond travel answers
2 Fredericksburg travel answers
19 Alexandria (Virginia) travel answers
45 Baltimore travel answers
2 Aberdeen (Maryland) travel answers
8 New Brunswick travel answers
589 New York City travel answers





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