Welcome to Richmond VA

Things to do in Richmond

  • Three Lakes Aquarium

    Three Lakes Aquarium

    It is a large urban park that’s centered on three different lakes. There is a wide-ranging trail system that begins at the nature center and aquarium, and visitors can do an underwater viewing and look through interpretive exhibits too, including the local fauna and flora. From the middle, the trails...

     
  • Black History Museum

    Black History Museum

    If you’re interested in black history, then you’re in luck. There’s a whole museum dedicated to it in Virginia. You’ll be filled to the max with black history information. The black history museum is situated in the historically black district of Richmond. It showcases classic African artifacts, African-American artists’ contributions,...

     
  • St. John’s Church in Richmond VA

    St. John’s Church in Richmond VA

    The church was constructed in 1741, and it’s the oldest intact wooden structure in Richmond. This is the site of where Patrick Henry gave his famous speech that caused the Virginia assembly to vote to go to war. He gave the speech in 1775. This was a speech that swung...

     
  • Edgar Allan Poe Museum

    Edgar Allan Poe Museum

    Have you ever wanted to learn more about America’s scariest storyteller? Now, you can. There’s a whole museum dedicated to the man, Edgar Allan Poe. Interestingly enough, the museum is located in Richmond’s oldest site. That makes it even scarier. It’s sort of a haunted site. The museum is a...

     
  • Museum of the Confederacy

    Museum of the Confederacy

    When you’re at the Museum of the Confederacy, you’ll confront the real stories and people during one of the most difficult times in our nation’s history. There are several temporary and permanent exhibitions in Appomattox and Richmond, and you can take a guided tour of the White House of the...

     
  • Science Museum of Virginia

    Science Museum of Virginia

    The Science Museum has hours from Tuesday to Saturday, 9:30 AM to 5 PM, and on Sunday, from 11:30 AM to 5 PM. The mission of the Science Museum is to inspire people to enrich their lives through learning science. That’s the whole goal of the museum. They reach out...

     
  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

    Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

    The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is a really arty place where you can go and hang out and appreciate all the fine arts. It’s an excellent place to kick back and have a good time if you’re with a group of old pals from your private liberal arts college....

     
  • Kings Dominion Theme Park

    Kings Dominion Theme Park

    If you’ve had a terrible workweek, and you’re ready to kick back and relax, and feel like a kid again, then this is the place for you. You can ride the world’s fastest rollercoasts, and you can even ride some suspended rollercoasters, like the Volcano and Blast. There’s even a...

     
  • Lewis Ginter Garden

    Lewis Ginter Garden

    The Lewis Ginter Garden is a 24-acre area, and it has a bevy of amazing flowers and plants with natural vistas and paths. The garden uses different landscape designs, gardening techniques, and seasonal displays. There is Biomendaal and Victorian gardens too. Bioemendaal is a Victorian manor from 1888. Famiies will...

     
  • Metro Richmond Zoo

    Metro Richmond Zoo

    This exciting zoo is home to more than 400 animals, and it’s a natural habitat zoo that lets you see exotic and domestic animals. You can pet the giraffe, observe the orangutan making a curious sound, and chuckle at the monkeys. When you’re through, head on over to the gift...

     
 

Hotels in Richmond VA

  • The Richmond Marriott

    The Richmond Marriott

    The Richmond Marriott is located right in the historic downtown area of Richmond. There are several places of interest throughout the area, that include the Carytown Shopping District, the Virginia War Memorial, the Edgar Allan Poe Museum, Brown’s Island, St. John’s Church, the James River Plantations, the James River Canal...

     
  • Hampton Inn Richmond Airport

    Hampton Inn Richmond Airport

    The Hampton Inn Richmond Airport is an excellent airport hotel that gives you the best of everything. It’s right near the airport so you won’t have to do a lot of terrible travel before you pull in and just relax in your hotel room. You don’t want to have to...

     
  • Hyatt Place Richmond Airport

    Hyatt Place Richmond Airport

    Richmond has some of the most historic sites in the U.S., and whether you’re visiting for business or for travel, you should definitely check them out. This is a perfect hotel to use as a home base while you’re staying here. It’s chock full of amenities, and it comes in...

     
  • Jefferson Hotel

    Jefferson Hotel

    The Jefferson Hotel Richmond is named after President Thomas Jefferson. By the way, you should definitely see the Museum of the Confederacy and White House while you’re in Richmond. This hotel is a short distance away from it. Consider visiting it. It’s the largest collection of Confederate-era artifacts in the...

     
  • Omni Hotel Richmond VA

    Omni Hotel Richmond VA

    The Omni is situated right in the center of the Shockhoe District of historic Richmond. There are lots of points of interest near the hotel. There’s the James River Plantations, the Carytown Shopping District, the Virginia War Memorial, St. John’s Church, Brown’s Island, the Landmark Theater, and the Edgar Allan...

     
  • Sheraton Richmond Park South Hotel

    Sheraton Richmond Park South Hotel

    The Sheraton Richmond Park South Hotel is situated on Richmond’s south side. There are a lot of places of interest. They are just a short drive away from the hotel. They include the Carytown Shopping District, the Carpenter Center for the Performing Arts, the Landmark Theater, St. John’s Church, the...

     
  • The Berkeley Hotel

    The Berkeley Hotel

    The Berkeley Hotel is a four-diamond hotel, and it’s located right in the center of downtown Richmond. This is a good hotel to go to if you want to enjoy all the features of nightlife in the city. If you’re traveling to Richmond on business, consider this city. It’s not...

     
  • The Westin Richmond

    The Westin Richmond

    The Westin Richmond is located near the downtown area. All the hotels you stay at should be near the downtown area if you want to enjoy the clubs and nightlife when you’re visiting. There are several notable places of interest near the Westin Richmond that include the Carytown Shopping District,...

     
  • Wyndyam Virginia

    Wyndyam Virginia

    You can get to Downtown Richmond because it’s just about ten miles away from the hotel. There are some great local attractions like the Children’s Museum of Richmond, American Civil War Center, Richmond International Raceway, Fort Harrison, and the Metro Richmond Zoo. The Metro Richmond Zoo is definitely a place...