Things to Do in Richmond
With rides, games, and attractions spread across 400 acres (161 hectares), Kings Dominion is one of Virginia's premier amusement parks. Thrill-seekers enjoy dozens of coasters and non-coaster rides, kids find endless fun at Planet Snoopy, and summertime guests cool off at Soak City Waterpark—all included with admission.
Spend an afternoon shopping and people watching around the hip and vibrant Carytown neighborhood in west Richmond. The nine-block shopping area sits just south of the Museum District, only a couple blocks from the Museum of Fine Arts. Carytown boasts more the 250 shops, with everything from big name clothing stores to local boutiques and craft shops. You’ll find dozens of restaurants, cafés and bakeries, so there are plenty of choices when it’s time for a lunch break. Carytown is also home to the Byrd Theatre, a national historic landmark that is still in daily operation. Stop in to catch second-run movies for only $2.