Dig Into Richmond’s History at Nearby Attractions
If you're visiting Richmond for the history, you can find it at the beautiful Agecroft Hall, St. John’s Church and the Museum and White House of the Confederacy. Those looking for a little more action can catch it at the Richmond International Raceway Complex and Kings Dominion. Prospective students can tour University of Richmond and Virginia Commonwealth University, and shopaholics can check out Short Pump Town Center. No matter your interests, the hotel’s location near I-64 makes them accessible. So get shopping, touring or whatever you do best in Richmond.Don’t miss these attractions near the Country Inn & Suites:
- Children's Museum of Richmond (5.5 miles)
From practical exhibits like The Grocery Store and The Book Nook to more animated exhibits like The Star Bright Stage and The Dig Pit, this interactive museum is sure to bring a sparkle to your child’s eye.
Phone: +1 (804) 474-7070
- Short Pump Town Center (5.5 miles)
Shop, dine and then shop some more at this retail hub featuring stores like LOFT, H&M, Urban Outfitters and Gap.
Phone: +1 (804) 360-1700
- Science Museum of Virginia (6 miles)
Uncover the mysteries of the human body, nature’s creatures and the galaxy at this impressive science museum that inspires visitors to ask questions about the world in which they live. Check out the IMAX theater, and see science in a whole new light.
Phone: +1 (804) 864-1400
- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (6 miles)
Let yourself be captivated by ancient American art, 21st-century art and everything in between at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
Phone: +1 (804) 340-1400
- Richmond International Raceway Complex (6.5 miles)
When you find yourself at Richmond International Raceway Complex, you can be sure you’ve found the action. Spend a Sunday afternoon watching expert drivers speed around this ¾-mile track.
Phone: +1 (866) 455-7223
- Agecroft Hall (7 miles)
Built in 15th-century Lancashire, England, Agecroft Hall was later purchased, dismantled and reassembled in Richmond. Discover the building’s intricate historical architecture, and explore the ground’s beautiful Elizabethan knot garden.
Phone: +1 (804) 353-4241
- University of Richmond (7 miles)
Whether it’s academics, arts or athletics, the students at this liberal arts university continue to apply themselves with excellence as they have since the school’s beginning in 1830.
Phone: +1 (804) 289-8000
- Virginia Commonwealth University (7 miles)
With unique academic programs like Product Innovation and ambitious ventures like becoming the first school of social work in the South, VCU leads the way in diverse educational undertakings.
Phone: +1 (804) 828-0100
- Historic Richmond Downtown (7.5 miles)
Saved from demolition in the 1920s, Richmond’s historic neighborhoods not only carry on the legacy of Virginia’s capital, but also promote a thriving downtown of charming boutiques and restaurants.
- Richmond Convention Center (7.5 miles)
With hundreds of thousands of square feet of space devoted to an exhibit hall, a ballroom, banquet rooms and meeting rooms, the Richmond Convention Center is Virginia’s largest facility of its kind.
Phone: +1 (804) 783-7300
- St. John's Church (9 miles)
Visit the place where Patrick Henry stood when he spoke the famous words "Give me liberty or give me death."
Phone: +1 (804) 648-5015
- Canal Walk (9.5 miles)
Take a leisurely walk along the James River and witness hundreds of years of history through various statues and exhibits.
Phone: +1 (804) 782-2777
- Museum and White House of the Confederacy (10.5 miles)
This museum offers the largest collection of Confederate Civil War artifacts in the world ranging from photographs and letters to battle swords and flags.
Phone: +1 (804) 649-1861
- Kings Dominion (21.5 miles)
Whether you gravitate toward the thrill rides, the waterpark, the restaurants or the stage, Kings Dominion pulls you in with excitement for the whole family.
Phone: +1 (804) 876-5000