- Our list of the best things to do in Richmond, Kentucky, features the top 91 nearby activities — including 49 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Richmond, KY has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 14 things to do within the city of Richmond, KY , followed by 77 popular activities in nearby cities, including Lexington, Berea, Winchester, Nicholasville, Danville, Harrodsburg, Williamsburg and Renfro Valley
Hosting both league and public bowling, Capital Bowl offers visitors glow bowling with a black light illuminated bowling alley. The bowling alley offers daily specials for games, shoe rentals, and food from the snack bar.
The 125,000 Kentuckians who served the United States during the Vietnam era are honored at the Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The monument overlooks the state Capitol with stunning views of the area, and special ceremonies are held at the memorial throughout the year.
The Whispering Woods Riding Stable offers its clients horseback riding services in the area. With a 4 horse stalls and a small coral, it also organizes special events, such as the scavenger hunt and the Wild West weekend.
Lakeview Park is a county-owned park that offers its guests a number of facilities and amenities to use. These include baseball and soccer fields, a skate park, a 2-mile walking trail, and a nine-hole golf course/driving range.
Featuring baseball and softball fields, Capitol View Park offers a variety of different fields and sports areas. They also have soccer fields and basketball courts. Visitors sometimes see deer on their nature trails.
The Governor's Mansion in Frankfort is the oldest official governor's residence in the United States. Public tours take place twice a week, covering the history, fine art, architecture, and furniture of the building.