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About the Richmond, Virginia Area

Enjoy RVA and its many local attractions

Discover this city with the perfect blend of the past and present. As a guest at Embassy Suites by Hilton Richmond, you'll find all of the most popular Richmond Virginia attractions located within minutes. Whether you're looking to visit historic destinations, enjoy thrilling rides at Kings Dominion, or take in world-class sports, you're free to explore it all from our convenient location; and even the perfect location for accommodations for visiting the Redskins Training Camp. Here are just a few classic-favorite Richmond attractions to consider during your travel in RVA

  • Arthur Ashe Jr. Athletic Center (6 mi.)
  • Carytown Street Shoppes and Antiques (8 mi.)
  • Greater Richmond Convention Center (8 mi.)
  • James River Plantations (30 mi.)
  • Jamestown Settlement (40 mi.)
  • Kings Dominion (20 mi.)
  • Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden (3 mi.)
  • Maymont- An American Estate (7 mi.)
  • Regency Square Shopping Center (7 mi.)
  • Richmond International Raceway (9 mi.)
  • Richmond National Battlefield Park (10 mi.)
  • Short Pump Town Center (7.5 mi.)
  • The Diamond, home of Richmond Squirrels Baseball (6 mi.)
  • Tredegar Ironworks and Civil War Museum (8 mi.)
  • University of Richmond (4 mi.)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (8 mi.)
  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (6 mi.)
  • Williamsburg/Busch Gardens (45 mi.)

Experience a Host of Local Richmond Events

With sporting events, festivals, conferences and tradeshows happening just minutes from our front door, Embassy Suites by Hilton Richmond provides the premier hotel setting for adventure-seekers and business travelers alike. From the professional conventions and national meetings to holiday celebrations, musical festivals and sporting events, you'll find a broad range of things to do in Richmond throughout the year. Centrally located in the heart of Virginia's state capital, our Embassy Suites by Hilton hotel offers convenient access to all of the most popular Richmond event sites.

  • The Richmond Coliseum (8 mi.)
  • Greater Richmond Convention Center (8 mi.)
  • Carpenter Center for Performing Arts (8 mi.)
  • Richmond CenterStage (8 mi.)
  • Modlin Center for the Arts (6 mi.)
  • The Altria Theatre (8mi.) formerly The Landmark
  • The Diamond, home of the Richmond Squirrels Baseball (6 mi.)
  • Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Camp (6 mi.)

Countless Things to do in RVA

As our guest, experience the full variety of things to do in Richmond Virginia. Visit the State Fair and watch a thrilling round of Demolition Derby or Rawhide Rodeo. Tour the Wine Trail, and discover five of the state's premier wineries - complete with a souvenir wine glass, wine tastings, and a gift to commemorate your completion of the trail. Other exciting Richmond Virginia events to consider include:

  • Historic Garden Week (Apr)
  • A Million Blooms (Apr/May)
  • Monument Avenue 10K (May)
  • NASCAR Sprint Cup Races (April or May and Sept)
  • Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Camp (Aug)
  • Maymont Jazz Festival (Aug)
  • Chesterfield County Fair (Aug/Sept)
  • Richmond Folk Festival (Oct)
  • Dominion Lewis Ginter Festival of Lights (Nov-Jan)
  • Richmond Marathon (Nov)

For spacious all-suite comfort, sophistication, and value all within minutes of the full host of Richmond Virginia events - treat yourself to Embassy Suites by Hilton Richmond. Book your reservations online today.