Historic & Hip

Lined with cobblestones, Shockoe Slip and Shockoe Bottom are major business and entertainment districts. The Bottom’s newly restored Main Street Station and 17th Street Farmers Market are great starting points for seeing the city. The Slip is filled with cool restaurants, great hotels and shops like LaDIFF modern furniture. And every American should see the Richmond Slave Trail, which chronicles the history of slavery from its start to its end. Also in the Bottom: Shockoe Atelier, maker of super high-end jeans.