Are you looking for what to do in Richmond?
- Virginia State Capitol: This is the oldest legislative body in the united states. A recent refurbishment and expansion has seen a new gift shop, food courts, exhibit display and guided tours introduced. A good choice for the history buffs.
- Maymont: This 100 acre Victorian era mansion has 33 rooms and was a gift to the city of Richmond by Major & mrs. Dooley. It is now a 33 roomed museum which details the luxurious life lived during the Gilded Age and is open all year around for visitors. The barn and farm lands also contain rare domesticated farm animals that are a delight to all the children who visit it.
- Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens: With a beautiful lake included in the 50-acre gardens, this botanical garden is themed in different sections like the Asian Garden, Rose Garden, Victorian Garden etc. The garden café serves lunch in a beautiful setting which overlooks the lake.
- Virginia Museum of fine arts: Just having undergone a massive re-haul and expansion, this museum contains the largest Faberge collection outside of Russia as well as upwards of 22,000 other pieces of art such as American Art, Himalayan Art, African Art and also boasts an astonishing collection of English Silver, English Sport Art etc.
Below we have a list of things to do in Richmond and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.
This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Richmond getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.
Make the most of your trip to Richmond with confidence.