Stay near Historic Richmond Attractions
Get swept up in the history of Richmond as you tour destinations like Agecroft Hall, Historic St. John's Church and The American Civil War Museum during your stay at the Country Inn & Suites, Richmond West at I-64, VA. Our hotel offers quick commutes to heart-pounding excitement at the Richmond Raceway and Kings Dominion amusement park. Catch a football game or visit your favorite student at the nearby University of Richmond or at Virginia Commonwealth University. Traveling with young ones? Mix learning with fun at the fantastic Children's Museum of Richmond, or explore countless things to do in the Henrico area.
- Science Museum of Virginia (7.7 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 Dome theater and see science in a whole new light on the 76-foot screen.
Phone: +1 (804) 864-1400
- Children's Museum of Richmond (7.8 miles)
From practical exhibits like The Dentist Office 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
- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (7.8 miles)
Learn something new about ancient American art, 21st-century art and everything in between at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
Phone: +1 (804) 340-1400
- The American Civil War Museum (9.8 miles)
This museum offers an extensive collection of Civil War artifacts, ranging from photographs and letters to battle swords and flags.
Phone: +1 (804) 649-1861
Education and Historical Sites
- University of Richmond (3.8 miles)
Founded in 1830, this institute of higher education focuses on the liberal arts and provides students with a well-rounded education supported by strong arts and athletics programs.
Phone: +1 (804) 289-8000
- Agecroft Hall (8.4 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 grounds' beautiful Elizabethan knot garden.
Phone: +1 (804) 353-4241
- Virginia Commonwealth University (10.1 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 St. John's Church (11 miles)
Visit the place where Patrick Henry stood when he spoke the famous words, "Give me liberty or give me death." Deemed a National Historic Landmark, this spot is a must-see for history buffs.
Phone: +1 (804) 648-5015
- Canal Walk (11.3 miles)
Spot statues and exhibits describing hundreds of years of Virginian history as you take a leisurely stroll along the James River.
Phone: +1 (804) 782-2777
Shopping and Entertainment
- The Answer Brewpub (2.8 miles)
Enjoy an afternoon of craft beer tasting at this local favorite, featuring over 56 taps and live music. Find out why this hot spot was voted in the Top 10 Best New Brewery category by USA TODAY in 2017!
Phone: +1 (804) 282-1248
- Short Pump Town Center (5.5 miles)
While you're taking a break from shopping at stores like LOFT, H&M, Urban Outfitters and Gap, enjoy a meal at restaurants like The Cheesecake Factory, Chick-fil-A and California Pizza Kitchen.
Phone: +1 (804) 360-1700
- Redskins Training Camp (7 miles)
Visit Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center during the summer to catch the Washington Redskins train for the upcoming season. Bring a chair and enjoy free admission to this kid-friendly spot.
Phone: +1 (804) 325-8801
- Richmond Flying Squirrels (7 miles)
Enjoy an afternoon of Minor League Baseball at The Diamond, home of the Richmond Flying Squirrels. Don't forget the ballpark food!
Phone: +1 (804) 359-3866
- Richmond Raceway (8.7 miles)
Feel the rumble of the engines rattle your body as you watch expert drivers hurtle down this three-quarter-mile track.
Phone: +1 (866) 455-7223
- Greater Richmond Convention Center (9.2 miles)
The largest convention center in Virginia, this complex consists of an exhibit hall pavilion of more than 178,000 square feet, a ballroom, a banquet hall and more than 80,000 square feet of meeting space spread out in 36 individual meeting rooms.
Phone: +1 (804) 783-7300
- Historic Richmond (9.7 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.
- Kings Dominion (20.3 miles)
Spend a day at this amusement park and find your inner kid screaming with glee on roller coasters and water park rides.
Phone: +1 (804) 876-5000