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Everything you need to know about the Richmond Region in a short video!
You won't hear "I'm bored" from your kids when visiting the Richmond Region. We offer you an unparalleled Virginia family vacation experience. Kings Dominion has more than 200 rides, a 19-acre water park and costumed characters such as Scooby Doo and SpongeBob. The Metro Richmond Zoo's naturalistic exhibits showcase more than 1,500 animals -- including giraffes, kangaroos and chimpanzees -- while visitors to Maymont's Children's Barn and Nature Center can interact with goats, geese and other friendly creatures.
DID YOU KNOW that Richmond was the site of the very first trolley system in the world, dating back to 1888? Experience Richmond history in a classic trolley ideally suited for visitors and residents alike. Enjoy Richmond landmarks from the comfort of our…more »
Thunderbolt Indoor Karting is the premiere place for high-speed family entertainment in the Richmond region. Centrally located in Chesterfield County just off Midlothian Turnpike near Chesterfield Towne Center, Thunderbolt is the perfect place for family fun,…more »
Experience the Thrill of Racing at G-Force Karts! We run junior karts (for kids 8 and up), adult karts, two-seater karts (perfect for dad and son) and super karts. Reach speeds of up to 45 mph on our 325 foot straightaway! G-Force also features Richmond's…more »
Segway of Richmond store resides in beautiful downtown Richmond, Virginia. Located in the historic Columbian Building in Shockoe Slip, Segway of Richmond provides a full line of world-class personal transporters for guided tours of downtown Richmond, segway…more »
Virginia Rep presents national caliber productions of the great dramas, comedies and musicals—past, present and future. Coming up at our three venues: November Theatre - "Equivocation", Children's Theatre - "Charlotte's Web", Hanover Tavern - "Becoming Dr.…more »
Richmond’s Canal Walk features four centuries of our state capital’s history depicted through fascinating history medallions, statues and exhibits. Did you know that in 1888 Richmond built the first commercially successful electric streetcar system in the…more »
Built as a replica of the county’s 1750 Courthouse, the museum is located directly behind the historic 1917 courthouse. The Old Jail, adjacent to the museum, was built in 1892 and housed prisoners for 70 years. A Civil War Trails sign is located nearby which…more »
The Children's Museum of Richmond is a fun place where kids climb, create, explore and play their way to a lifetime of learning. Check out the CMoR Backyard, which invites expression in a natural outdoor setting. more »
The Children’s Museum of Richmond’s engaging learning environments are created for children to learn, explore and grow through play. Play is not a waste of time for children and is a natural and spontaneous way for children to learn about the world around…more »