Whether you are passionate about history, arts, gardens, antiques, fine dining, outdoor recreation, theme parks, or NASCAR, there's something for every taste in the Historic Richmond Region. Come find out why so many visitors fall in love with the Historic Richmond Region every day.

richmond04Richmond offers a wide range of cultural attractions. One of the finest museums in the Southeast, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, features collections from Europe, the Far East, and America. Special collections include the Faberge Russian Imperial Jewels and the Lewis Collection of Art Nouveau. Other major museums include the Science Museum of Virginia, the Children’s Museum, the Edgar Allen Poe Museum, the Valentine Museum and the Museum of the Confederacy. These reflect Virginia's heritage as well as the wonders of the modern age.

Musical entertainment is varied with the Richmond Symphony and the Virginia Opera Association representing just a few of the numerous organizations presenting regular productions to the community. The region also hosts a number of touring Broadway musicals and other guest performances to complement local organizations. The Richmond Ballet and the Concert Ballet of Virginia add to the diversity in the performing arts.

Both public and private recreational facilities are available throughout Richmond. Thousands of acres of parks and recreational facilities are available for both indoor and outdoor enthusiasts. The localities offer year round comprehensive programs of activities and events for all ages. Programs offered include arts and crafts, dance, music, competitive and leisure sports, games, and special events. The region is home to fourteen public and eighteen private golf courses.

The James and Appomattox Rivers provide an excellent opportunity for water sports including swimming, boating, canoeing, water skiing, and fishing. The James River is a major recreational resource for the community. Over 10,700 acres of park land runs along both sides of the river.

Area Deals

A Get Local! Add-on Basket

  • Montfair Resort Farm

All items in your basket will be coming from within 5 miles of Montfair! These items include: Bottle of wine from a vineyard just…

Annual Virginia State Park Pass

  • Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation

Save money by purchasing annual passes at any Virginia State Park. Credit card purchases can also be made by calling the…

Arcady Vineyard Spa Package

  • 1495 Milton Road

Massage at Arcady Vineyard Bed and Breakfast One hour massage at $100 per hour may be added to any room booking. Please give…

Holidays at The Jefferson Hotel

  • 101 West Franklin Street

Join us for a holiday getaway, including a grand premier guest room and complimentary parking.  Grand Premier Room…

Richmond is for Beer Lovers Getaway

  • 3200 W. LEIGH STREET

Ardent Craft Ales and friends are featured in this 3-brewery weekend getaway to Richmond, fast becoming the heart of Virginia's…

RVA Happy Hours

  • PO Box 7104

Looking for a happy hour in the Richmond area, but don't know where to start? RVA Happy Hours, Richmond's #1 guide to happy hour…