Spring has officially begun, and we’ve rounded up a few of the most photo-worthy locations across our beautiful region this season. Grab your camera and venture out to any of these regional hotspots to snap a stunning photo worth sharing!

1. Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden 

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

As one of top gardens in the nation, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden serves up gorgeous views during the spring season. With 15 unique, themed gardens to explore, a Conservatory and over 5,000 types of plants, this attraction offers endless backdrops for an Insta-worthy spring photo. Stop by and see for yourself why this site was voted one of the 8 most Instagram-worthy gardens in the U.S.

2. Maymont


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Stroll through the charming, 100-acre historic estate and park and see their iconic tulip beds in bloom. This site includes rolling hills for picnicking and several themed gardens with gorgeous landscapes. Be sure to snap a photo in the scenic Italian Garden this spring. [Photo Credit: @Maymont_RVA]

3. The Branch Museum of Architecture & Design

The Branch Museum GardenLooking for a hidden gem garden? The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design’s secluded public garden is the perfect backdrop for an Insta-worthy photo. The intimate garden nestled behind Monument Avenue is lined with Dogwood trees and sports pops of color from the budding tulips. Stop by for a guided tour through the Branch Museum then relax in their garden and take in the beautiful spring blooms.  


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4. Hollywood Cemetery 


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Capture stunning views of cherry blossoms in bloom at Hollywood Cemetery. This unconventional photo location is one of RVA’s most historic attractions and is esteemed as a national treasure. The public garden cemetery spans nearly 135 acres of hills, trees and architectural beauty which creates a stunning scene every spring season. Be sure to check out three overlooks on the property offering incredible views of the James River and downtown skyline. [Photo Credit: @skylermisora]

5. Agecroft Hall & Gardens

Agecroft Hall Gardens

Know as a "16th Century Gem," Agecroft Hall is a historic estate known for maintaining beautifully landscaped grounds. Stroll through their sunken garden and snap shots of the multi-colored tulips in bloom. Be sure to save the date for their free Mother's Day concert event on May 14!

There's so much more to do and see throughout the Richmond Region this spring! Click below to read our seasonal events & activities roundup!


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