FROM RICHMOND & FREDERICKSBURG TO WASHINGTON

Best Time to Visit Virginia 

Richmond, in the heart of Virginia, and Mount Vernon, in the south suburbs of Washington, are parts of an axis that includes historic sites and towns (such as Fredericksburg) and characteristic modern Virginia centers, like Richmond, Virginia's capital, or Mount Vernon and around counties, where thousands of members of Washington's political elite have their homes.

See:
Best time to visit Richmond, Fredericksburg and Northern Virginia
When not to go to Richmond, Fredericksburg and Northern Virginia

See also:
Best time to visit Virginia State
Best time to visit Shenandoah
Best time to visit Virginia Beach
Best time to visit Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown  


WHAT TO VISIT IN THE AXIS RICHMOND-WASHINGTON?
MAIN GEOGRAPHICAL REFERENCES

More interesting Richmond districts
Downtown, Fan District, Shockoe Bottom, Carytown, Court End District and Church Hill District
Richmond museums and historic sites and references

Virginia State Capitol and Hold House Chamber
Museum of the Confederacy and the White House of the Confederacy
Valentine Richmond History Center
Black History Museum
Richmond Civil War Museum Center
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
St. John's Church  
Poe Museum
Fredericksburg
Historic town
Northern Virginia
Alexandria, Mount Vernon, Manassas

See:
Virginia Travel Destinations Map



BEST TIME TO VISIT RICHMOND, FREDERICKSBURG AND NORTHERN VIRGINIA

Considering the weather only, then the best time to visit Richmond, Fredericksburg and the Northern Virginia would be mid and late spring - May, June – or late-summer and autumn.

Virginia's summer is hot and normally humid, contrasting with its winter: the winter and even early spring are cold and disagreeable. 

Virginia's weather is a very changeable one, with moderate precipitation all year long though snow is normally restricted to December and January.


WHEN NOT TO GO TO RICHMOND, FREDERICKSBURG AND NORTHERN VIRGINIA

For some people, Virginia's summer should be avoided. Humidity and high temperatures may turn some days of July and August very uncomfortable. 

For other people, winter is also a period to avoid due to the possibility of snow and very cold weather. 

For details about Virginia weather, see:
Richmond, Virginia Weather Table

 

 

 

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