Richmond

50°
45° - January
49° - February
58° - March
69° - April
76° - May
84° - June
88° - July
86° - August
80° - September
69° - October
60° - November
50° - December
Dec avg
$217
Avg Hotel
$339
Est. Airfare

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Description

Rich in history, alive with innovation, Richmond, Virginia courses with tradition, culture and entertainment. Every member of the family will find something to love about Richmond. The adventurous spirit will enjoy taking a ghost tour and seeing the city transform from historically charming to historically creepy. The extravagant will feel perfectly relaxed on a James River cruise. And if you're really crazy, you can just go nuts on a Segway tour of the city. Back in the day, Richmond was home to general stores and blacksmiths, but nowadays, you'll find world class dining, shopping, sports and arts performances. With all that fun and all that charm, you'll walk away from Richmond having experienced the past like you've jumped into the pages of your high school history book.

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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

The largest museum in the Southeast features masterpieces by Renoir, Degas, Picasso and Warhol. World-class collection of art nouveau and Art Deco pieces, Himalayan collection, ancient Egyptian treasures, medieval and renaissance art and African, Chinese and Japanese works.
Cost: Free
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Three Lakes Nature Center and Aquarium

Next to a pristine lake and shrouded by tall timbers, the nature center allows visitors to explore the topics of air, land and water. Hands-on exhibits aid learning and bring subjects close to home. The 50,000-gallon aquarium gives a realistic view of life under the sea. Picnic areas, nature trails and an observation deck allow visitors to get closer to nature and relax outdoors.
Cost: Free
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Nightlife

Restaurants, clubs, music at just part of the fun at night in Richmond.
Cost: Varies
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Kings Dominion

Only 20 miles north of Richmond you'll find Kings Dominion - regarded as one of the top amusement parks on the East Coast. You'll find lots of roller coaster thrill rides as well as the new Planet Snoopy.
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Language

English

Currency

[USD] American Dollars

Airports

Richmond International Airport (Byrd Field) [RIC]