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Visitors Guide - Padding

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From historic sites to the best shopping, premiere golfing and even whitewater rapids in the heart of the city, the options in the Richmond Region are limitless. Spend a weekend touring hallowed Civil War sites and relive key battles fought right on Virginia soil. Grab your best gal pals and take the Region's best spas and shopping destinations by storm. For a testosterone-fueled weekend for the guys, nothing says road trip like golfing, go-karts, whitewater rafting and brewery tours. Just make sure you save the brewery for last!
AFRICAN-AMERICAN TRAILBLAZERS

Learn about the contributions of African-Americans to Richmond Region history, through walking tours and museums

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CRAFT BEER 

Can a bar crawl be historic? Maybe not, but it can certainly be legendary. Visit these local hotspots in any order you like! And please remember to drink responsibly.  

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GIRLFRIEND GETAWAY

Pampering, purchasing, and partying. What more could a girl want? Spend your days relaxing at the Richmond Region's posh spas or shopping ‘til you drop.

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MANCATION (GUY'S VACATION)

Whether it's a bachelor party or your annual guys' getaway in the works, we've put in some serious thought to ensure the best weekend for you and your buds.

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POE REVEALED

Richmond is crawling with haunted neighborhoods, spine-tingling Civil War legends, macabre mansions, and curiously eerie events. Skeptical?

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RICHMOND GARDEN TRAIL

The Richmond Garden Trail is a ready-made itinerary of some of country's best gardens and green spaces, with a few "garden secrets" along the way.

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THE ROAD TO REVOLUTION

Follow Richmond Virginia's road to the American Revolution with this tour of some of the most important places in Patrick Henry's life.

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WINE & DINE QUICK WEEKEND

Thrill your taste buds with a particularly Southern treat. Epicureans and comfort-food fans alike will fall in love with the Richmond Region, where you'll find everything from five-star fabulousness to Five Guys Burgers and Fries.

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ROUTE 1 ROAD TRIP 

Roll the windows and top down, rev your engine, and explore a piece of Americana. There's something for everyone on Historic Route 1.

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