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Best of Richmond Guide

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Richmond
Discover an essential chapter of America's history in the cobblestone streets, river walks and monuments of Richmond. Originally a colonial settlement, Virginia's capital is now a thriving hub for culture, shopping and outdoor fun. Explore Civil War history at the Museum of the Confederacy, stroll along the canal downtown or test your nerve whitewater rafting on the James River. With lively neighborhoods and a vibrant restaurant scene, Richmond is perfect for a quick break or an extended getaway.

All things to do » Things to do

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Owner description: With something for all ages and interests, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is a place to learn about plants, to marvel at nature, to relax in a beautiful setting, to take gardening... more Owner description: With something for all ages and interests, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is a place to learn about plants, to marvel at nature, to relax in a beautiful setting, to take gardening classes, or to have a wedding or a business meeting. A wide variety of experiences are offered through its diverse gardens and facilities. No wonder Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is consistently one of the most-visited attractions in the Richmond, Va., area. less
Attraction type: Gardens
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Maymont
Maymont
Owner description: Maymont is a 100-acre American estate, an extraordinary gift given to us by James and Sallie Dooley who lived here from 1893 to 1925. Whether strolling in the gardens, touring the... more Owner description: Maymont is a 100-acre American estate, an extraordinary gift given to us by James and Sallie Dooley who lived here from 1893 to 1925. Whether strolling in the gardens, touring the mansion or watching river otters play, there is something for everyone to enjoy. less
Attraction type: History Museums
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Virginia Capitol Building
Virginia Capitol Building
Owner description: Inside the white, columned state capitol building, designed by Thomas Jefferson to resemble a first-century Roman temple in France, is the only sculpture of George Washington... more Owner description: Inside the white, columned state capitol building, designed by Thomas Jefferson to resemble a first-century Roman temple in France, is the only sculpture of George Washington produced in his lifetime. less
Attraction type: Government Buildings; Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites
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Hollywood Cemetery
Hollywood Cemetery
Attraction type: Cemeteries
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Country Style Doughnuts
Country Style Doughnuts
Ranked #1 of 1,444 Restaurants in Richmond
Cuisines: Donuts
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast
Gelati Celesti Ice Cream Makers
Gelati Celesti Ice Cream Makers
Ranked #2 of 1,444 Restaurants in Richmond
Price: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Fast Food
Dining options: Lunch
HogsHead Cafe
HogsHead Cafe
Ranked #3 of 1,444 Restaurants in Richmond
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Mama J's Kitchen
Mama J's Kitchen
Ranked #4 of 1,444 Restaurants in Richmond
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Stella's
Stella's
Ranked #5 of 1,444 Restaurants in Richmond
Price: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Airport Inn Motel Richmond
2.0 of 5
Airport Inn Motel Richmond
$55 - $79
Ranked #41 of 84 Hotels in Richmond
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hampton Inn & Suites Richmond/Glenside
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn & Suites Richmond/Glenside
$102 - $170
Ranked #3 of 84 Hotels in Richmond
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Candlewood Suites Richmond Airport
2.0 of 5
Candlewood Suites Richmond Airport
$89 - $160
Ranked #9 of 84 Hotels in Richmond
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BEST WESTERN PLUS Governor's Inn
2.5 of 5
BEST WESTERN PLUS Governor's Inn
$99 - $135
Ranked #12 of 84 Hotels in Richmond
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Jefferson Hotel
4.5 of 5
The Jefferson Hotel
$288 - $445
Ranked #1 of 84 Hotels in Richmond
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Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa / Short Pump
4.0 of 5
Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa / Short Pump
$174 - $314
Ranked #2 of 84 Hotels in Richmond
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The Westin Richmond
4.0 of 5
The Westin Richmond
$194 - $335
Ranked #5 of 84 Hotels in Richmond
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