Destination guide

Delight in the riverside landscape of Downtown Richmond

Come and experience Downtown Richmond and its museums, history and art galleries. Renowned for its restaurants, riverfront and live music, this city welcomes all visitors. Local cultural sights include White House of the Confederacy and Edgar Allan Poe Museum. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Downtown Richmond

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Downtown Richmond has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Capitol Square (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Blue Bee Cider (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Libby Hill Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Ancarrow’s Landing (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Pony Pasture Park (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Country Club of Virginia (5.6 mi / 9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Downtown Richmond

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Downtown Richmond is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Capitol Square (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Libby Hill Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Ancarrow’s Landing (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Maymont Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Byrd Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)

Transportation options to and around Downtown Richmond

The nearest airport is in Richmond, VA (RIC-Richmond Intl.), located 5.9 mi (9.5 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Richmond Main Street Station.

Where to stay around Downtown?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 26 holiday lettings near Downtown. From 14 Houses to 11 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Downtown is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • Northside: 21 holiday homes
  • Near West End: 15 holiday homes
  • Church Hill: 19 holiday homes
  • Fan District: 30 holiday homes
  • Museum District: 20 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Downtown. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Virginia Repertory Theatre: 111 holiday lettings
  • 1708 Gallery: 113 holiday lettings
  • Richmond Coliseum: 106 holiday lettings
  • American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar: 105 holiday lettings
  • St. Paul's Episcopal Church: 107 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 14 Houses in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 7 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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