The Capital City
Richmond is a culturally diverse city featuring historic neighborhoods, parks, museums and the thriving James River. Just 15 minutes from our airport is the central business district of a modern city that consistently ranks highly among "Best Places to Live and Work in America."
Downtown, high-rise office complexes house many local, regional and state offices clustered between historic neighborhoods and the James River. Within the Greater Richmond Region are financial institutions, universities, hospitals, Fortune 1000 company headquarters and a variety of entertainment and shopping districts.
From art to NASCAR to marathon events and everything in between, Richmond simply has something for everyone.
We suggest you start your trip by visiting the Richmond Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau and Virginia is for Lovers websites. There, you’ll find a comprehensive list of the historical sites, neighborhoods, museums, shops and outdoor excursions the Greater Richmond Region has to offer.