Explore the best things to do in and around Doswell, VA 

Choose accommodations at the Country Inn & Suites in Doswell, VA to stay near one of Virginia’s premier amusement parks, Kings Dominion. After your kids have gotten their fill of roller coasters and waterslides, you can head to downtown Richmond, just 25 minutes away, to visit the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts or the Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia. Need some retail therapy for you and your crew? Find something everyone will love just outside of Richmond at Short Pump Town Center. If you’re looking for things to do outdoors, Three Lakes Park & Nature Center offers woodland, wetland, and water habitats to explore as well as a 50,000-gallon indoor/outdoor aquarium.

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Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia

20.72 mi / 33.34 km from the hotel
Featuring permanent and rotating exhibits, this museum chronicles the achievements of famous African Americans from Virginia.

Hanover Golf Club

6.21 mi / 9.99 km from the hotel
Play a round of golf at this challenging 18-hole course in a picturesque setting along the South Anna River.

Hanover Tavern

7.4 mi / 11.9 km from the hotel
Be sure to visit this rare colonial-era tavern that now houses live theater performances, an elegant restaurant, and seasonal events.

Kings Dominion

0.78 mi / 1.26 km from the hotel
Plot out your roller coaster route and enjoy more than 60 rides at Kings Dominion. This theme park also includes a 20-acre water park and Planet Snoopy for younger kids.

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

15.94 mi / 25.65 km from the hotel
Open year-round, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden features 82 acres of gorgeous themed gardens, fountains, and a classical conservatory. The site hosts exhibitions of nature-inspired art in its on-site gallery and outdoors on the grounds.

Short Pump Town Center

16.4 mi / 26.4 km from the hotel
This Richmond mall has more than 120 stores and restaurants and features popular retailers like Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Macy’s, and J.Crew.

The Meadow Event Park

1.37 mi / 2.2 km from the hotel
Home to the State Fair of Virginia and the Richmond Fishing Expo, The Meadow Event Park also hosts horse shows and special events throughout the year.

Three Lakes Park & Nature Center

16.01 mi / 25.76 km from the hotel
Become a scientist and adventurer for a day as you learn about local wildlife and admire the aquatic creatures that live in this center’s 50,000-gallon aquarium. You can experience a variety of ecosystems as you walk the trails that wind around the lakes.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

20.38 mi / 32.8 km from the hotel
Browse works by some of the world’s most famous artists at this museum, which houses more than 50,000 pieces. Admire paintings by masters like Degas, Goya, Monet, and Renoir, or discover new artists in the modern art collection.

Legacy Park Sports

8.59 mi / 13.83 km from the hotel
In the area for a baseball tournament? This sprawling sports complex is home to batting cages, an indoor turf field, and eight outdoor fields, plus two basketball courts and a gym.