- TripBuzz found 82 things to do with kids in or near Mechanicsville, Virginia, including 73 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Richmond, Midlothian, Glen Allen and Hopewell.
- From Romp n' Roll to AMF Hanover Lanes, the Mechanicsville area offers 53 different types of family activities, including: Battlefields, Bowling, Playgrounds and National & State Parks.
- Mechanicsville, VA is only a fifteen minute drive from state capital Richmond. Settled in the 17th century, Mechanicsville has a notable history in many future-shaping battles, including many in the Civil War. History buffs can relive past events and admire preserved artifacts at Beaverdam Creek Battlefield, Cold Harbor, and Gaines' Mill.
Renovated in 2011, AMF Hanover Lanes is a ten pin bowling alley with 56 individual lanes that are open most of the time for general public bowling. The venue also features a cafe, full bar with projection television screens, drop-down video screens over every lane, and a comprehensive arcade.
A facility for sports and athletics, Sports Factory features indoor batting cages for baseball and softball and a full service scuba diving center. Sports Factory also offers paintball, disc golf, and cornhole.
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6005 Cold Harbor Road, Mechanicsville, VA 23111 MoreLess Info
The Cold Harbor Battlefield Park - Garthright House is a Civil War battlefield area that offers guests the chance to drive through the battleground on a touring road. This particular path features signs that help visitors to understand the positioning of the armies during the battle.
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7423 Cold Harbor Road, Mechanicsville, VA 23111 MoreLess Info
Beaver Dam Creek Battlefield is the site where General Robert E. Lee initiated the Seven Days Campaign against the Federals in 1862. Today, the battlefield features a bridge, walking trail and a scenic place for a picnic beside a creek.
Robert E. Lee's first major Civil War victory took place at the Gaines' Mill Battlefield, 60 acres of which have been preserved by Richmond National Battlefield Park. The area features walking trails, informational signs and the historic Watt house.
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8996 Pole Green Park Ln, Mechanicsville, VA 23116 MoreLess Info
Visitors can enjoy a community park with softball fields, multipurpose fields, playgrounds and hiking trails at Hanover County Parks & Recreation. The park also features a community center, skate park, and picnic shelter.
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9120 Burkwood Club Drive, Mechanicsville, VA 23116 MoreLess Info
Family oriented and owned by its members, the Burkwood Swim & Racquet Club offers a variety of amenities, including tennis and aquatics facilities and lessons, exercise equipment, rooms, and classes, and a variety of youth programs.
Richmond International Raceway is a place for Nascar fans to enjoy the scene of tailgating, races, and special appearances/events. The facilities are managed well by staff and police to ensure safety and hospitality for all.