- Things to Do
Things to Do
- Where to Stay
- Plan Your Trip
- About the Area
Pay tribute to Virginia's early colonial days and Civil War legacy at inspiring, interactive historical attractions. Thrill to pulse-pounding thoroughbred and harness racing at Colonial Downs racetrack. Soar high above the scenic Virginia countryside aboard a hot-air balloon. Stroll through the eclectic River District, where trendy eateries occupy century-old warehouses and live bands serenade crowds on the lawns of Brown's Island. Buy fresh produce at the 17th Street Farmers' Market, one of America's oldest public markets. Or stop by the Edgar Allan Poe Museum to see how the mysterious writer spent his time in Richmond.
Use the links below to explore the Region's unique landscape.
The Richmond Region is a garden lover's paradise. Take a tour of a historic home with gardens bursting in color. Attend a local garden show. Or just relax in a scenic, tranquil park.
Fall in love with the Richmond Region's family-friendly tours and excursions. From ghost walks and river cruises to Segway tours, you can choose from a host of adventures.
Experience the Region's fun, exciting museums and attractions. Discover everything from historic homes to Revolutionary War and Civil War sites.
From cutting-edge galleries to world-class dance and music venues, the Richmond Region has something special for everyone.
Consult our comprehensive recreation and sports guide for information on the Region's best golf courses, outdoor adventures and spectator sports.
After a day of sightseeing, unwind with a massage, facial or spa treatment