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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.

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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, watching river otters at play, or petting a goat, there is something for everyone to enjoy. NEW! Golf cart tours are now available. Explore the rolling hills and winding path with ease with a personal tour guide! less
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks; Farms; Gardens
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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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Virginia Holocaust Museum
Virginia Holocaust Museum
Owner description: Founded to educate the community about the tragedies of the Holocaust, the Virginia Holocaust Museum strives to memorialize and document the atrocities of World War II. Through... more Owner description: Founded to educate the community about the tragedies of the Holocaust, the Virginia Holocaust Museum strives to memorialize and document the atrocities of World War II. Through exhibits, programming, and outreach, the Museum uses the history of genocide to teach the dangers of prejudice and indifference. less
Attraction type: History Museums; Specialty Museums
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Hollywood Cemetery
Hollywood Cemetery
Attraction type: Cemeteries
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Gelati Celesti Ice Cream Makers
Gelati Celesti Ice Cream Makers
Ranked #1 of 1,736 Restaurants in Richmond
Price: $1 - $20
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Country Style Donuts
Country Style Donuts
Ranked #2 of 1,736 Restaurants in Richmond
Cuisines: American
Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
L'Opossum
L'Opossum
Ranked #3 of 1,736 Restaurants in Richmond
Cuisines: French, American, International
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Lemaire Restaurant
Lemaire Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 1,736 Restaurants in Richmond
Price: $15 - $30
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Proper Pie Co.
Proper Pie Co.
Ranked #5 of 1,736 Restaurants in Richmond
Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Seating, Takeout

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Hostelling International - Richmond
Hostelling International - Richmond
$30 - $139
HI Richmond
2.0 of 5
HI Richmond
$38 - $167
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Airport Inn Motel - Richmond
2.0 of 5
Airport Inn Motel - Richmond
$56 - $78
Ranked #47 of 82 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
$115 - $190
Ranked #4 of 82 Hotels in Richmond
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Linden Row Inn
3.0 of 5
Linden Row Inn
$119 - $253
Ranked #7 of 82 Hotels in Richmond
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The Berkeley Hotel
4.0 of 5
The Berkeley Hotel
$128 - $225
Ranked #10 of 82 Hotels in Richmond
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Jefferson Hotel
4.5 of 5
The Jefferson Hotel
$309 - $401
Ranked #1 of 82 Hotels in Richmond
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Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa / Short Pump
4.0 of 5
Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa / Short Pump
$165 - $297
Ranked #3 of 82 Hotels in Richmond
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The Westin Richmond
4.0 of 5
The Westin Richmond
$193 - $408
Ranked #6 of 82 Hotels in Richmond
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