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|Earliest Flight Departure Date||Jun 22|
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|Popular Airlines||JetBlue Airways|
Orlando International (MCO) can be reached from downtown Orlando, via I-4 to the Florida Turnpike to Route 528, and can also be reached via Route 417. Flight times are usually about two hours nonstop, or between three and four hours otherwise. After landing at Richmond International (Byrd Field) (RIC), you can take I-64 west to Richmond, or east to Newport News, and a two-hour drive north on I-95 will bring you to Washington, D.C.
Virginia's capital city is rich with the history of the United States, and landmarks include the Virginia State Capitol, Fort Harrison and the St. John's Episcopal Church. Other attractions include the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Edgar Allan Poe Museum, the Virginia Historical Society, the Virginia Holocaust Museum, the Tredegar Iron Works, the Hollywood Cemetery, the Old City Hall, the Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site, and the Children's Museum of Richmond.
Richmond's humid subtropical climate means varying temperatures and a moderate amount of precipitation year round; so always bring an umbrella and poncho. Late spring and early fall are easily the most comfortable times to visit, as the summers can see averages upwards of 77 degrees, and winter can drop to a nippy 38 degrees on average.