Destination guide

The historic area of Richmond awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's history, museums and live music and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Richmond. This city's biking, sporting events and riverfront draw many visitors. Museum of the Confederacy, Edgar Allan Poe Museum and Science Museum of Virginia are a few of the top cultural sights. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Richmond

Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Richmond a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Capitol Square (0.2 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Blue Bee Cider (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Libby Hill Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Ancarrow’s Landing (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Pony Pasture Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Belmont Golf Course (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Richmond

Travelers appreciate the stunning river views and picturesque gardens, which is just a taste of what Richmond has to offer. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Richmond is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Capitol Square (0.2 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Libby Hill Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Ancarrow’s Landing (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Maymont Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Byrd Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)

Traveling to and around Richmond

Fly into Richmond, VA (RIC-Richmond Intl.), the closest airport, located 6 mi (9.7 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Richmond Main Street Station or Richmond Staples Mill Road Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay around Richmond?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 231 holiday lettings near Richmond. From 77 Houses to 73 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 Richmond is on HomeAway.

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

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 Richmond:

  • Fan District: 70 holiday homes
  • Museum District: 20 holiday homes
  • Northside: 59 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 47 holiday homes
  • Church Hill: 61 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 Richmond? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Richmond. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Putt-Putt Fun Center: 150 holiday lettings
  • Virginia Union University: 111 holiday lettings
  • Virginia Repertory Theatre: 168 holiday lettings
  • 1708 Gallery: 137 holiday lettings
  • Tuckahoe Plantation: 141 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Richmond listed on 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 Richmond?

Yes, of course. offers 77 Houses in Richmond. Our other popular types of Richmond holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 73 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Richmond?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 53 holiday homes with pool available in Richmond. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.