Stroll along the Canal Walk or explore other fun things to do in Richmond

Situated just off I-64, the Country Inn & Suites offers comfortable guest rooms within easy reach of popular things to do in the Henrico area and beyond. Get swept up in Richmond’s history as you tour destinations like Berkeley Plantation, Historic St. John’s Church, and The American Civil War Museum. For a day of heart-pounding excitement, head to Richmond Raceway or Kings Dominion amusement park, both located within 30 minutes of the hotel. You can also catch a football game or visit your favorite student at the nearby University of Richmond or Virginia Commonwealth University. Traveling with little ones? Mix learning with fun at the fantastic Children’s Museum of Richmond or the Science Museum of Virginia.

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Downtown Richmond

7.77 mi / 12.51 km from the hotel
A visit to downtown Richmond provides the opportunity to browse through eclectic shops, dine in charming restaurants, and stroll along the scenic riverfront.

The American Civil War Museum at Historic Tredegar

7.73 mi / 12.44 km from the hotel
View over 500 Civil War artifacts on display at this educational museum, located on the site of the former Tredegar Ironworks. Over the course of the war, the ironwork facility provided nearly half of the artillery used by the Confederate army.

Canal Walk

7.75 mi / 12.47 km from the hotel
Take in stunning views of the James River as you stroll along the picturesque Canal Walk. During your walk, you can read the educational blurbs that line the pathways which detail the role Richmond played in the Civil War.

Children’s Museum of Richmond

5.5 mi / 8.86 km from the hotel
Sure to bring a sparkle to your kid’s eyes, this discovery center encourages kids to take an active role in stations like the Hospital, The Bank, The News Studio, and Water Play.

Richmond Raceway

6.35 mi / 10.22 km from the hotel
This track welcomes the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, the NASCAR Cup Series, and several other racing events throughout the year.

Science Museum of Virginia

5.57 mi / 8.96 km from the hotel
Kids of all ages get a kick out of visiting this museum, which includes a makerspace and a variety of revolving exhibits. Visitors can also watch immersive nature films on a 76-foot-high screen in the Dome theater.

Short Pump Town Center

5.46 mi / 8.79 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.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

5.63 mi / 9.06 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.

Agecroft Hall & Gardens

5.2 mi / 8.37 km from the hotel
Originally built in 15th-century Lancashire, England, Agecroft Hall was dismantled and reassembled in Richmond along the James River. Discover the building’s intricate historical architecture and explore the grounds’ beautiful Elizabethan knot garden.

Greater Richmond Convention Center

7.47 mi / 12.02 km from the hotel
The largest convention center in Virginia, this complex consists of an exhibit hall pavilion of more than 178,000 square feet, a ballroom, and 36 individual meeting rooms.

University of Richmond

3.53 mi / 5.68 km from the hotel
Join fellow Spiders at this liberal arts university, which boasts strong internship and study-abroad programs.

Virginia Commonwealth University

6.77 mi / 10.9 km from the hotel
Nearly 30,000 scholars call the campus of this popular university their educational home. Students have their choice of over 200 programs of study, including unique-to-Virginia options like Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.