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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
Owner description: VMFA Arts is a top comprehensive US art museum with more than 5,000 years of art from around the world. VMFA is open 365 days a year and general admission is always free. The Wall... more Owner description: VMFA Arts is a top comprehensive US art museum with more than 5,000 years of art from around the world. VMFA is open 365 days a year and general admission is always free. The Wall Street Journal recently stated that VMFA is now a "two day museum." less
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Maymont
Maymont
Owner description: Maymont is a 100-acre American estate, an extraordinary gift given to the community by James and Sallie Dooley who lived there from 1893 to 1925. Whether strolling in the gardens... more Owner description: Maymont is a 100-acre American estate, an extraordinary gift given to the community by James and Sallie Dooley who lived there 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: Gardens; Points of Interest & Landmarks
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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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Hollywood Cemetery
Hollywood Cemetery
Attraction type: Cemeteries
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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: Architectural Buildings; Government Buildings; Historic Sites
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Country Style Doughnuts
Country Style Doughnuts
Ranked #1 of 1,557 Restaurants in Richmond
Cuisines: American
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Gelati Celesti Ice Cream Makers
Gelati Celesti Ice Cream Makers
Ranked #2 of 1,557 Restaurants in Richmond
Price: $1 - $20
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Lemaire Restaurant
Lemaire Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 1,557 Restaurants in Richmond
Price: $15 - $20
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Mama J's Kitchen
Mama J's Kitchen
Ranked #4 of 1,557 Restaurants in Richmond
Cuisines: American
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Perly's
Perly's
Ranked #5 of 1,557 Restaurants in Richmond
Cuisines: American, Kosher, Delicatessen
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Red Roof Inn - Richmond South
2.0 of 5
Red Roof Inn - Richmond South
$61 - $78
Ranked #33 of 85 Hotels in Richmond
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HI Richmond
2.0 of 5
HI Richmond
$29 - $117
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Hostelling International - Richmond
Hostelling International - Richmond
$28 - $117

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hampton Inn & Suites Richmond/Glenside
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn & Suites Richmond/Glenside
$122 - $190
Ranked #2 of 85 Hotels in Richmond
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HYATT House Richmond-West
3.0 of 5
HYATT House Richmond-West
$121 - $227
Ranked #5 of 85 Hotels in Richmond
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BEST WESTERN PLUS Governor's Inn
2.5 of 5
BEST WESTERN PLUS Governor's Inn
$94 - $146
Ranked #9 of 85 Hotels in Richmond
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Jefferson Hotel
4.5 of 5
The Jefferson Hotel
$332 - $394
Ranked #1 of 85 Hotels in Richmond
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Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa / Short Pump
4.0 of 5
Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa / Short Pump
$166 - $299
Ranked #3 of 85 Hotels in Richmond
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The Westin Richmond
4.0 of 5
The Westin Richmond
$156 - $332
Ranked #4 of 85 Hotels in Richmond
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