The historic region of Virginia has something for every taste. Covering passions all the way from history & culture to theme parks & NASCAR, Richmond is a must-visit destination that lies just ninety minutes from Washington, D.C.
The city’s population stands around 225,000, but still knows how to hold its local charm. Not only is it charming, it’s affordable. Richmond is known for having top sights at a either no cost or a low one, averaging under $10.
For our history lovers, the list of things to do and sights to see is a lengthy one. Below are just a few to get you started!
- Virginia State Capitol
- American Civil War Museum
- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
- Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia
- Edgar Allen Poe Museum
- Virginia Holocaust Museum
Entertainment & Attractions
Besides history lovers, Richmond is known to also appeal to those who seek attractions and entertainment. Here are some of the spots that we recommend during your stay!
- The Park RVA
- Hippodrome Richmond
- Coalition Theatre
- Kings Dominion Theme Park
- Virginia Repertory Theatre
- Haunts of Richmond
Your long, busy hours are very deserving of a nice meal. Check out some of the best dining that Richmond has to offer below!
Established in 1983, this welcoming, neighborhood spot has a menu full of Greek comfort food! They offer a lunch and dinner menu that you can check out here.
Secret Sandwich Society
A menu full of starters & shares, salad bowls, sandwiches, burgers, and sweets, there is no chance in leaving SSS disappointed. Besides all of this good stuff, they also provide everyone’s favorite drinks! Choose from a variety of hand crafted cocktails, over 18 taps, and hand selected wine. See more information here.
TBT El Gallo
With rooted history and an outcome of success, TBT El Gallo is a Richmond favorite. Customers rave over the authenticity of Mexican street food that is offered here, especially the beef taco they call “Slam Dunk Contest”. Plan your next visit to TBT El Gallo here!
Don’t miss your chance to be placed in one of America’s oldest major cities. Being on assignment in the Richmond Region is sure to bring an experience you won’t find anywhere else, from the sights you see to the people you meet. Take off on your next travel nursing mission in Richmond with us!