Richmond, between past and present. The story is so ubiquitous in the city that you may not know where to start. Speak to the many tour operators who will help you make the most of it. Stroll freely along the 10-kilometer Liberty Trail and visit 15 historic sites. If you prefer, opt for a trolley ride or a Segway ride. Admire St. John’s, the oldest church in the city, as well as the Virginia State Capitol and Confederate President Jefferson Davis, surrounded by other federal-style mansions. Using a map, stroll through the Hollywood Cemetery to discover the graves of two US presidents and 18,000 Civil War soldiers. Dive into the heart of the region’s past on the Richmond Slave Trail, which traces the history of the African slave trade. Take a quick detour to the Edgar Allan Poe Museum and the Maymont, an estate with gardens and a game reserve, to complete your historic visit to Richmond.
After exploring the history of Richmond, discover its lively atmosphere. The Carytown neighborhood in the Museum District is home to more than 200 eclectic boutiques, restaurants and a farmers market, as well as excellent second hand shops. Do not miss to admire the magnificent artistic achievements of street during your strolls. Several culinary tours allow you to discover the culinary offer of the city (and its flourishing craft breweries), including River City Food Trails, Richmond Brewery Tours and the Richmond Craft Beer Trail. For more adventures, check out the Richmond International Raceway, home to NASCAR Sprint Cup and Xfinity, or head to the James River for swimming, fishing and kayaking. . Browse adult personals ads in Doublelist Richmond.