Comfort Finds Convenience at This Hotel in Richmond
History comes to life in Richmond at a huge variety of museums, art galleries and cultural landmarks—many just a few minutes from the Country Inn & Suites hotel in west Richmond. Antique buildings like the 15th-century, re-assembled masterpiece of Agecroft Hall and St. John's Church lure families out for educational day trips. The Black History Museum is a can't-miss destination for its displays of rare artifacts depicting the lives of Virginia's black residents, and hands-on learning at the Science Museum of Virginia ensures fun for the whole family. For prospective students and visiting parents, the Country Inn & Suites hotel in Richmond is just a short drive from multiple educational institutions, including Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Richmond. While you're in Richmond, consider seeing these sights:
- Children's Museum of Richmond (5.5 miles)
The whole family will love this interactive learning center, featuring an array of great educational activities.
Phone: +1 (804) 474-7000
- Short Pump Town Center (5.5 miles)
Spend a day shopping at this popular local retail center, home to such familiar stores as Abercrombie & Fitch, H&M, J.Crew and Macy's.
Phone: +1 (804) 360-1700
- Science Museum of Virginia (6 miles)
Fun for every member of your crew, this museum features an array of science-related exhibits focusing on topics that range from astronomy to computers. Be sure to catch a movie at the IMAX theater.
Phone: +1 (804) 367-6552
- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (6.2 miles)
A must-see, this impressive museum displays works by masters such as Degas, Picasso and Renoir, as well as art from Egypt, Africa, China and Japan.
Phone: +1 (804) 340-1400
- Richmond International Raceway Complex (6.5 miles)
This loop track hosts a number of NASCAR races and other exciting events year round.
Phone: +1 (804) 228-7600
- Agecroft Hall (6.8 miles)
A truly unique attraction, this historic, 15th-century home was built in Lancashire, England. It was then purchased in 1925, dismantled, shipped to the United States and reassembled in Richmond. The interior is furnished with a wealth of historic pieces.
Phone: +1 (804) 353-4241
- University of Richmond (7 miles)
This prestigious, private university is just a short drive away.
Phone: +1 (804) 289-8000
- Virginia Commonwealth University (7 miles)
VCU offers a wide variety of majors and concentrations at its two convenient campuses.
Phone: +1 (804) 828-0100
- Historic Richmond Downtown (7.5 miles)
Explore this beautiful and legendary district, filled with shops, boutiques, bars and dining opportunities
- Richmond Convention Center (7.5 miles)
One of the most desirable meeting facilities in the Mid-Atlantic region, the convention center includes 700,000 square feet of space and can accommodate just about any event.
Phone: +1 (804) 783-7338
- Black History Museum (8 miles)
This fascinating museum explores African-American history and notable black residents of the state of Virginia. The museum displays a variety of intriguing artifacts, including Bill "Bojangles" Robinson's tap shoes.
Phone: +1 (804) 780-9093
- St. John's Church (9.1 miles)
An important historical attraction, this 1739 church was the site where Patrick Henry delivered his famous "Give me liberty or give me death" speech. Phone: +1 (804) 648-5015
- Canal Walk (9.6 miles)
A stroll along this 1.25-mile walkway is the perfect activity for a sunny day. The scenic path winds along the James River and Haxall and Kanawha canals.
Phone: +1 (804) 782-2777
- Museum and White House of the Confederacy (10.3 miles)
If you're a history buff, don't miss this attraction. The museum contains a variety of fascinating artifacts, including Robert E. Lee's "Appomattox" sword, and informative tours are offered of the restored White House of the Confederacy.
Phone: +1 (804) 649-1861
- King's Dominion (21.3 miles)
Brave the Dominator or other exciting thrill rides at this popular amusement park, just a short drive from the hotel.
Phone: +1 (804) 876-5000