- TripBuzz found 89 things to do with kids in or near Hopewell, Virginia, including 77 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Richmond, Petersburg, Midlothian and Mechanicsville.
- From Splatbrothers Paintball Field to Hopewell Bowling Center, the Hopewell area offers 59 different types of family activities, including: Marinas, Parks, Bowling and Movie Theaters.
- Located in the Richmond Metropolitan Area of Virginia is the city of Hopewell. Primarily a residential community, the city offers a charming local theatre, family-friendly city parks, various cafes and eclectic shops. Also popular are the cities local museums, focusing on the Civil War and local history, and an 18th-century plantation home.
Advertised as Virginia's oldest and largest paintball facility, Splatbrothers Paintball Field is a paintball park. Splatbrothers features nine paintball arenas, each with a unique theme, ranging from a P.O.W camp to post-apocalyptic.
The Hopewell Bowling Center is a traditional ten pin bowling alley that is available to the general public during most of its open hours. The center also hosts multiple leagues and local tournaments throughout the year.
At Weston Plantation, visitors can explore a Colonial style plantation that was built in the 1780s. The kitchen and laundry room were reconstructed in 2008. Visitors can enjoy views of the Appomattox River from the plantation.
The Crossings Cinemas is a two-screen movie theater that is located within the Crossings Shopping Center. The films presented at the cinema are second-run and third-run, but they are all offered with Digital Surround Sound.
Family-friendly recreation is provided at Mathis Park. Visitors can enjoy a pirate-themed playground, basketball courts, a baseball field, picnic tables with barbeque grills, restrooms, an open play area, and a parking lot.
The Beacon Theatre is a concert venue that was created in 1928 by the Knights of Pytheas. Originally serving as a silent movie and Vaudeville show venue, the location offers both lower level orchestra and upper level balcony seating.
A full-service marina, Jordan Point Yacht Haven offers a variety of services to boaters. The marina sells boats, as well as a range of supplies and accessories. It also offers service, storage, and maintenance.
Located on the Appomattox River, the Hopewell Marina offers covered and open slips for boats, a boat ramp, temporary docking, and a launch for smaller crafts like canoes. The marina also has a store with fishing supplies and refreshments.