Stroll along the Canal Walk or explore other fun things to do around Henrico

Situated just off I-64 in the Henrico area, the Country Inn & Suites offers easy access to popular things to do in Richmond and beyond. Get swept up in the area’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. No matter how you choose to spend your day, you can rest comfortably in one of our rooms or suites.

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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. The pathways are lined with educational blurbs that detail the role that Richmond played in the Civil War.

Children’s Museum of Richmond

5.5 mi / 8.86 km from the hotel
From practical exhibits like the Hospital and The Bank to more animated exhibits like The News Studio and Water Play, this interactive museum in downtown Richmond is sure to bring a sparkle to your child’s eye.

Richmond Raceway

6.35 mi / 10.22 km from the hotel
This track welcomes the NASCAR Cup Series and also hosts the Richmond Highland Games.

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 hands-on exhibits about the human body and the universe. 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
Built in 15th-century Lancashire, England, Agecroft Hall was later purchased, dismantled, and reassembled in Richmond. 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.