Accessible Travel in Richmond, VA

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Explore Virginia’s Richmond Region with independence and ease. Our community strives to be an inclusive destination for visitors of all abilities, and it is a priority to give you an enjoyable and fulfilling experience while you’re here. We hope you find the tools on this website helpful as you plan your vacation in the beautiful Richmond Region.

Look for the VisitAble Advocate Certification badge (shown at right) to find attractions and businesses that are making strides to become more inclusive to visitors of all abilities. Their employees have received additional training on how to best serve visitors with disabilities. Click the VisitAble badge on individual attraction/business pages to learn more about their accessibility or specific certification details. Learn more about VisitAble certification here.

Getting Here and Getting Around the Region

Whether you arrive on a plane, train, or automobile, you will find the Richmond Region easy to get to and easy to explore. Richmond International Airport offers many non-stop flights and has made accessibility a top priority. Do you enjoy traveling on a train? You’re in luck! Two train stations serve the area. Located in our downtown transit hub is the Historic Main Street Station. In addition to Amtrak service, this hub provides access to public local and national bus service. The Richmond Staples Mill Station is located only five miles west of downtown and is the busiest station in the Southeast. Whether you decide to rent a wheelchair-accessible van with Mobility Works  or use public transportation, your options are abundant.