Stay close to all of the great attractions and fun things to do in Richmond when you stay in a Richmond Intl. Airport hotel.
John Marshall HouseDistance From Richmond Intl. Airport: 9.6km
9th and Marshall Sts.
Built in 1790, this house was the home of the famous Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, John Marshall. Today, it is one of the Court End district museums.
Museum and White House of the ConfederacyDistance From Richmond Intl. Airport: 9.6mi
1201 E. Clay St.
This house is a part of the Court End historical district. It was the official residence of Confederate president Jefferson Davis; a newer building next door houses some interesting Confederate relics.
Virginia State Capitol
Virginia State CapitolDistance From Richmond Intl. Airport: 10.5mi
Designed by Thomas Jefferson in 1785, the Capitol contains some notable sculptures including busts of the eight Virginia-born U.S. presidents and a life-size statue of George Washington.
Canal WalkDistance From Richmond Intl. Airport: 10.2mi
Begins at 12th and Main streets
This district follows the locks of the James River – Kanawha Canal that was originally proposed by George Washington. History comes alive along the walk as strollers will encounter some wonderful sculptures and an outdoor concert center.
Richmond National Battlefield ParkDistance From Richmond Intl. Airport: 10.2mi
3215 E. Broad St.
The Visitors’ Center at the park offers an informative movie and slide show about the site’s three battles. This park has items of interest for all ages.
Paramount’s Kings DominionDistance From Richmond Intl. Airport: 30.6mi
I-95 Doswell exit 98
With over 100 rides, this theme park has something for everyone. Rides include simulated white-water rafting and seven roller coasters.
Colonial WilliamsburgDistance From Richmond Intl. Airport: 46.4mi
I-64 Exit 238
This incredible landmark is a convincing re-creation of the city that was the capital of Virginia from 1699 until 1780. On Colonial Williamsburg’s 173 acres, 88 original 18th- and early 19th-century structures, such as the courthouse, have been meticulously restored. Another fifty buildings, including the capitol and the governor’s palace, were reconstructed on their original sites. More than 225 period rooms have been furnished with over 100,000 items.
Busch Gardens WilliamsburgDistance From Richmond Intl. Airport: 49.3mi
East of Williamsburg on U.S. 60
This theme park features a European theme with world cuisine and nine different recreated hamlets. The rides include some highly-rated roller coasters.
Yorktown BattlefieldDistance From Richmond Intl. Airport: 57.7mi
The museum here at the site of the last battle of the Revolutionary War displays George Washington’s original field tent. Dioramas, illuminated maps and a short movie tell the story.
Berkeley PlantationDistance From Richmond Intl. Airport: 21.3mi
This 1726 Georgian brick house has been restored and furnished with period antiques, and its boxwood gardens are well tended. In addition to a restaurant, there are outdoor tables for picnickers.
Sherwood ForestDistance From Richmond Intl. Airport: 30.7mi
Built in 1720, this house was the retirement home of U.S. President John Tyler. The house is furnished with heirloom antiques, and the five outbuildings are open daily.