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There are so many angles to explore within the Richmond region. We have art stories, history stories, food stories, craft beer stories….okay, you’re the media, so you get to decide the topic. And we’re here for you all the way, with connections to people to interview, hi-res images, footage, visits and basically anything else you need to write the Richmond story. Here’s who to contact: 

Director of Marketing Communications Carla Murray: cmurray@visitrichmondva.com  804.783.7411

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What They're Saying

“The capital of Virginia offers a storied past, and it’s surrounded by tall trees, fertile farmland, and delicious seafood from the nearby Chesapeake Bay. The history and outdoor adventures are a draw for anyone wanting to step back in time.” – Travel Awaits, “9 Places Our Airline Industry Experts Say You Must Visit This Year

African American arts and culture, businesses, community, and history are tightly woven into the fabric of the Piedmont region of Virginia. Black contributions to Richmond’s culture date back centuries and remain a vital part of the city today…”  -The Points Guy, “7 destinations that elevate Black culture year-round

“Historic neighborhoods have appeal across the seasons, from blooming yards in spring to turning foliage in fall and the occasional blanket of snow in winter. Situated along the James River, the city is filled with urban and riverside park systems with opportunities for kayaking, whitewater rafting, and fishing, making it a prime place for exploring.” – Southern Living, “Best Cities in the South 2023

“One thing Richmonders will do is support local. That sure-I’ll-give-it-a-try and commitment to community has spawned a lively restaurant scene with chefs who have the freedom to find their footing.” – Food and Wine, “Richmond, Virginia, has become a Culinary Powerhouse

The James {River} is a good spot for daredevils, as it is the country’s only urban kayaking destination with class III and IV rapids…” – OutdoorsWire, “16 outstanding urban kayaking destinations throughout the US

“For travelers who are looking to add a little ink to their collection on vacation - especially of the traditional variety - a trip to Richmond should be highly considered.” - MSN, “A guide to the best art-inspired destinations in the US

“Colonial brick row homes, colorful street murals by globally renowned artists, and a bounty of public parks make this densely packed city of a quarter million—one of America’s oldest—a delight to visit.” -Trip Advisor, “The big appeal of a small city vacation

“Heritage, history, cuisine and culture—all find a veritable spot on the trajectory that Richmond, Virginia, is scaling.” – Cuisine Noir, “History of Richmond, Virginia and a Glimpse into its Black Cultural Experiences

“Embracing its rich history and the abundance of gifts Mother Nature bestowed upon her, Richmond, or RVA to the locals, is quite simply a fun town to visit. Even better, the crowds haven’t yet fully materialized.” -Florida Today, “Richmond delivers on adventure, history, and Southern hospitality

“Today, there are more than 40 breweries in the immediate Richmond vicinity, including quite a few that have made persistent national buzz, slowly making the city into a bonafide beer geek road trip destination, among the finest on the East Coast in terms of volume and quality.” -Paste Magazine, “The Complete Craft Brewery Guide to Richmond, VA

“A burst of creative energy has given this handsome but old fashioned feeling “River City” a new vitality. The booze scene is certainly booming, garnering Richmond the nickname ‘America’s Beer City.’” -Lonely Planet, “Best Places to Visit April 2023

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