- Our list of the best things to do in Richmond, Virginia, features the top 111 nearby activities — including 49 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Richmond, VA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Sights & Landmarks, Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 32 things to do within the city of Richmond, VA , followed by 79 popular activities in nearby cities, including Midlothian, Petersburg, Glen Allen, Hopewell, Mechanicsville, Virginia and Charles City
Founded in 2010, Real Richmond Food Tours provides visitors with the opportunity to learn about and enjoy the cuisine from around the city. Tours ranging anywhere from local eateries to southern style cuisine to pie restaurants are available.
Virginia Aviation Museum houses over 30 vintage military and civilian aircraft including the rare SR-71 Blackbird. It also exhibits aviation memorabilia, engines, a World War II diorama, and the Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame.
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Discover the natural world in and around Richmond by visiting the Three Lakes Nature Center and Aquarium. Visitors enjoy the 50,000 gallon aquarium, explore exhibits and multimedia demonstrations, and partake in guided nature walks.
Featuring seating for over 3,600 individuals, the Landmark Theater is a performing arts theater host to a number of events throughout the year. Popular events include numerous concerts, speakers, and live performances.
With the goal of providing creative play experiences for children, Children's Museum of Richmond hosts a variety exhibits for guests to explore. Their exhibits include a grocery store, apple tree, art studio, dino zone, little farm, playhouse, and more.
Spanning a total of 287 acres, Byrd Park is a large public park area that offers a number of amenities for visitors to enjoy. These amenities include numerous sports fields, playground areas, and boat rentals on the nearby Fountain Lake.
A scenic and historical tour of Virginia Union University’s campus is for all visitors, not only prospective students. The old buildings and rich stories about the campus and university are offered by walking tour.
A bowling alley featuring 32 synthetic lanes with automatic scoring, AMF Sunset Lanes balances a classic feel with contemporary features and conveniences. The alley features large screens over each lane, and hosts leagues and tournaments.