Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA)
Acacia Midtown is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

1. Acacia Midtown

8.5
2601 W Cary St (at S Robinson St), Richmond, VA
New American Restaurant · The Fan · 28 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Recognized by national publications. Go to Acacia between 5:30-6:30 and order off the $23 fixed price menu. Tuesdays are half price wine bottles! Read more.

The American Civil War Center At Historic Tredegar is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

2. The American Civil War Center At Historic Tredegar

8.3
500 Tredegar St, Richmond, VA
History Museum · Downtown Richmond · 13 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Housed in a gun foundry built in 1861, the center explores the Civil War through three perspectives: Union, Confederate and African American. Segway tours regularly run through the former ironworks.

Belle Isle is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

3. Belle Isle

9.4
300 Tredegar St (James River), Richmond, VA
Park · 42 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Belle Isle is one of RVA's favorite places to enjoy the river and outdoor fitness. First explored in 1607 and later used as a prison to 30,000 Union POW's, the island has a long history.

The Black Sheep is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

4. The Black Sheep

9.3
901 W Marshall St (at Goshen St.), Richmond, VA
Sandwich Place · Carver · 126 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: A local hot spot serving delicious food in RVA's Carver district, the 2 foot long subs (aka battleships) were highlighted on Food Network's Man vs Food.

The Boathouse at Sunday Park is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

5. The Boathouse at Sunday Park

9.2
4602 Millridge Pkwy (Sunday Park), Midlothian, VA
Seafood Restaurant · 38 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: The view and setting of Sunday Park, graced by a 1,700 acre lake, are the breath of fresh air that will make your festivities truly memorable.

Brown's Island is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

6. Brown's Island

9.4
500 Tredegar St (btwn 5th st. and Tredegar st.), Richmond, VA
Park · Downtown Richmond · 27 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Richmond loves outdoor music and festivals and many take place here. From the Folk Festival to Friday Cheers this is a hot spot to see Richmond from the river while enjoying some live music.

Byrd Park is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

7. Byrd Park

9.3
600 S Boulevard (Idlewood Ave), Richmond, VA
Park · Byrd Park · 13 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: A 287-acre park near the city's Fan District, this beautiful park offers a fitness course, tennis courts, pedal boats and free wifi at the Fountain Lake House.

Canal Walk is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

8. Canal Walk

9.4
S 12th Street (Brown Isle), Richmond, VA
Trail · Downtown Richmond · 16 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: A nice 1.25 mile walk through downtown Richmond, the Canal Walk presents four centuries of Richmond’s history interpreted through medallions, monuments and exhibits. Read more.

Can Can Brasserie is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

9. Can Can Brasserie

9.3
3120 W Cary St (btwn S Auburn & S Belmont Ave), Richmond, VA
French Restaurant · Carytown · 123 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: This busy bistro is a Carytown staple. Sit by the window for some of the best people watching or sit at the bar for happy hour specials including half-price oysters, shrimp and burgers from 5 to 7pm.

Capitol Square is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

10. Capitol Square

7.8
E Grace St (N 9th St), Richmond, VA
Park · Capitol District · 8 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Used in Speilberg's Lincoln as a substitute for the White House, the Capitol is where VA governors are inaugurated. Douglas Wilder, the first African-American Governor in the US, was sworn in here.

Carytown is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

11. Carytown

Richmond, VA
Neighborhood · 27 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Richmond's "Mile of Style," Carytown is made up of hundreds of locally owned shops, boutiques, restaurants and specialty stores.

Children's Museum of Richmond is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

12. Children's Museum of Richmond

8.8
2626 W Broad St (at Terminal Pl), Richmond, VA
Museum · Fan - Oregon Hill - Carver · 30 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Experience one of the East Coast's most exciting, innovative children's museums. An award winning museum where you can touch everything!

Comfort is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

13. Comfort

8.7
200 W Broad St (at N Jefferson St), Richmond, VA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Jackson Ward · 69 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: This hip down-home Southern joint in the midst of the urban campus of VCU attracted the attention of Bon Appetite, the New York Times and many Richmond locals.

Crossroads Coffee & Ice Cream is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

14. Crossroads Coffee & Ice Cream

8.8
3600 Forest Hill Ave (at Semmes Ave), Richmond, VA
Coffee Shop · Westover Hills - Forest Hill Park · 53 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Go here for locally roasted coffee by Blanchards, locally churned ice cream by Bev's, over 12 taps of great beer, and live music most weekends. Great reward after that hard hike or bike ride.

The Diamond is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

15. The Diamond

8.4
3001 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA
Baseball Stadium · Carytown - Museum District · 55 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Avoid the lines and order from your seat with Bypass Lane. When it's ready you will get an email. Also buy the tennis balls at the end and play the hula hoop game to win a gift certificate.

The Edgar Allan Poe Museum is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

16. The Edgar Allan Poe Museum

7.9
1914-16 E Main St, Richmond, VA
Museum · Shockoe Bottom · 23 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Called "America's Shakespeare," Edgar Allan Poe created or mastered the short story, detective fiction, science fiction, lyric poetry and the horror story.

First Fridays Art Walk is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

17. First Fridays Art Walk

8.8
Downtown RVA Broad St (btwn N Belvidere & N 8th St), Richmond, VA
Art Gallery · Jackson Ward · 10 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Richmond's First Fridays Art Walk showcases over 40 diverse creative venues in Downtown's growing arts and cultural district.

Frostings is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

18. Frostings

8.7
11331 W Broad St #137 (at Browstone Blvd), Glen Allen, VA
Cupcake Shop · 38 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Consistently ranked as RVA's favorite cupcake shop, Frostings was on Food Network's hit show CupCake Wars. The friendly staff can accommodate most food allergies and dietary needs.

Gallery 5 is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

19. Gallery 5

8.9
200 W Marshall St (at N Jefferson St and Brook Rd), Richmond, VA
Art Gallery · Jackson Ward · 9 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Gallery5 is a community oriented, socially motivated art gallery and performing art center in Richmond’s Historic Jackson Ward.

Ghostprint Gallery is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

20. Ghostprint Gallery

8.2
220 W Broad St, Richmond, VA
Art Gallery · Jackson Ward · 2 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: RVA is the 3rd most tattooed city in the US so its no surprise we have many tattoo parlors. Ghostprint is a little different, both gallery and tattoo parlor, you can checkin here without getting inked

Godfrey's Restaurant and Nightclub is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

21. Godfrey's Restaurant and Nightclub

7.8
308 E Grace St (btwn N 4th & N 3rd St), Richmond, VA
Gay Bar · City Center · 31 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Godfrey's Drag Brunch is Richmond classic. This Sunday morning hot spot is jam packed for two brunch seatings. Make sure to call ahead and make reservations, the house is packed for a reason!

The Hard Shell is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

22. The Hard Shell

8.9
1411 E Cary St (btwn S 14th & S 15th St), Richmond, VA
Seafood Restaurant · Shockoe Slip · 28 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: On Sunday you can get Bunch early or All You Can Eat Crab Legs Sunday Night. Monday is Lobster Night.

Henricus Historical Park is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

23. Henricus Historical Park

7.7
251 Henricus Park Rd, Chester, VA
History Museum · 7 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Henricus was the second successful English city in the New World. Built along the James River, it is on the land where Pocahontas grew up. When you visit, walk down the river, the view is incredible.

Hollywood Cemetery is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

24. Hollywood Cemetery

9.0
412 S Cherry St (Albemarle), Richmond, VA
Cemetery · Fan - Oregon Hill - Carver · 30 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Named for its holly trees, this is the resting place for Presidents Monroe and Tyler, Confederate President Jefferson Davis and thousands of Civil War soldiers. Don’t miss the view of the James River

James River Cellars Winery is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

25. James River Cellars Winery

8.9
11008 Washington Hwy (at Old Keeton Rd.), Glen Allen, VA
Winery · 17 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: James River Cellars is a family owned winery that produces award-winning wines.Extensive gift shop and beautifully landscaped patio complement our tours and tastings.

The Jefferson Hotel is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

26. The Jefferson Hotel

9.1
101 W Franklin St (North Jefferson Street), Richmond, VA
Hotel · Monroe Ward · 53 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Alligator statues serve reminders of the alligators that once resided in the Lobby pools. At one time, Richmonders bought baby alligators as pets. When they got too big, they brought them to live here

Kings Dominion is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

27. Kings Dominion

9.0
16000 Theme Park Way, Doswell, VA
Theme Park · 195 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Kings Dominion is Virginia’s only combined water and ride park where guests can ride or slide in the same location. 15 coasters and 20 acres of water park with 15 slides and two giant wave pools.

Kuba Kuba is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

28. Kuba Kuba

9.3
1601 Park Ave (N Lombardy St), Richmond, VA
Cuban Restaurant · The Fan · 101 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: An beloved neighborhood restaurant, the food is well worth the wait. Don't forget to always save room for the Tres leches, Food Network even featured the dessert on The Best Thing I Ever Ate.

Lamplighter Roasting Co. is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

29. Lamplighter Roasting Co.

9.3
116 S Addison St (at Parkwood Ave), Richmond, VA
Coffee Shop · The Fan · 106 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Lamplighter is known for their micro-roasted coffee. Made in 10lb batches, there is a great deal of care put into their product. Their menu is stellar and most dishes can be made vegan or gluten free

Legend Brewing Company is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

30. Legend Brewing Company

8.5
321 W 7th St, Richmond, VA
Brewery · Old Town Manchester · 87 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Biggest deck and best view of downtown are a couple reasons to stop by. Great beer, burgers and wings are some more. Seasonal brews cycle through quickly so be sure and ask what is on tap.

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

31. Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

9.2
1800 Lakeside Ave (at Hillard Rd), Richmond, VA
Garden · 34 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: A historic property with 40 acres of spectacular gardens, Lewis Ginter is home to a classic domed Conservatory, the only one of its kind in the mid-Atlantic, housing more than 200 orchids.

Maymont is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

32. Maymont

9.4
1700 Hampton St, Richmond, VA
Park · Fan - Oregon Hill - Carver · 67 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: One of Richmond's favorite outdoor settings, Maymont offers walking paths, gardens and over 100 species of animals living on the grounds. Don't forget to bring quarters for the animal feed dispensers!

Mamma Zu is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

33. Mamma Zu

8.9
501 S Pine St (at Spring St.), Richmond, VA
Italian Restaurant · Oregon Hill · 35 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Well known for their Italian offering, Mama 'Zu is an Oregon Hill staple and theres always a line to prove just how much Richmonders love the food. Remember, they only accept cash or American Express!

Mekong is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

34. Mekong

9.5
6004 W Broad St (at N Crestwood Ave.), Richmond, VA
Vietnamese Restaurant · 103 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Mekong has the most extensive offerings of Belgian and American Craft Beer. Consistently making national Best of Lists when it comes to beer offering, Mekong is a "must see" for any beer enthusiasts.

Millie's is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

35. Millie's

9.2
2603 E Main St (at 26th St), Richmond, VA
Diner · Shockoe Bottom · 66 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Ask a Richmonder where the best place to get brunch is and Millie's will come up 50% of the time. Prepare to wait, but they keep the Mimosas and Bloodies flowing. Best advice is to get there early.

Historic Monument Avenue is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

36. Historic Monument Avenue

9.1
Monument Avenue, Richmond, VA
Monument / Landmark · The Museum District · 18 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Home to stunning architecture and many monuments, Monument Avenue is the only street in the U.S. that’s a National Historic Landmark.

The National is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

37. The National

9.3
708 E Broad St (btwn N 7th St and N 8th St), Richmond, VA
Music Venue · Capitol District · 69 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Richmond's Premiere 1500 person venue is general admission and offers VIP sections and two private bars upstairs.

Pocahontas State Park is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

38. Pocahontas State Park

9.0
10301 State Park Rd (at Beach Rd), Chesterfield, VA
Park · 34 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Only 20 miles from downtown the park offers a variety of outdoor activities, including biking, hiking, picnicking, swimming, camping and family-friendly nature programs.

Richmond City Hall is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

39. Richmond City Hall

7.3
900 E Broad St, Richmond, VA
City Hall · Capitol District · 7 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: A well kept secret, the observation deck is free and on the top (18th) floor. Head up there to see unobstructed views in all directions.

Richmond International Raceway is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

40. Richmond International Raceway

8.5
600 E Laburnum Ave (at Carolina Ave), Richmond, VA
Racetrack · 70 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Two times a year in April and September, Richmond races at night "under the lights" and hosts nearly 100,000 NASCAR fans.

Science Museum of Virginia is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

41. Science Museum of Virginia

9.0
2500 W Broad St (at Terminal Pl), Richmond, VA
Science Museum · Fan - Oregon Hill - Carver · 34 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Creative and interactive displays where everyone can get involved. IMAX®DOME creates the ultimate "you are there" experience with the largest film screen in Virginia wrapped around you.

Short Pump Town Center is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

42. Short Pump Town Center

8.7
11800 W Broad St (at Lauderdale Dr), Richmond, VA
Shopping Mall · 81 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Premiere outdoor mall in the West End of Richmond. Many great restaurants, a boutique hotel and The Funny Bone Comedy venue make it a great destination for everyone.

Stuart C. Siegel Center is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

43. Stuart C. Siegel Center

9.0
1200 W Broad St (btw N Harrsion St & Bowe St), Richmond, VA
College Stadium · Carver · 28 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Home of the 2011 VCU Rams Mens Basketball Final Four team. Put on your black and gold and come see why the Rams are known as #havocVCU. Lots of nearby restaurants enjoy before or after the game.

St. John's Church is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

44. St. John's Church

8.2
2401 E Broad St, Richmond, VA
Historic Site · Church Hill · 7 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: This historic church is the site of Patrick Henry's "Give me liberty or give me death" speech. Reenactments take place on Sundays during the summer.

Stony Point Fashion Park is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

45. Stony Point Fashion Park

8.7
9200 Stony Point Pkwy (at Chippenham Pkwy), Richmond, VA
Shopping Mall · Stony Point · 18 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: Stony Point Fashion Park is a beautiful blend of southern charm and local architectural features. Visitors to the center can find some of the most exclusive and sought after fashion retailers.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) is one of Your City Guide to RVA #VisitUS (Richmond, VA).

46. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA)

9.4
200 N Boulevard (at Grove Ave), Richmond, VA
Art Museum · The Museum District · 107 tips and reviews

RVA BadgeRVA Badge: With a collection of art spanning 5,000 years, the VMFA is one of the top comprehensive art museums in the US. The museum’s collection includes the largest public collection of Fabergé outside Russia.