Destination guide

Take in the natural beauty of Richmond

Take a vacation to Richmond and enjoy the area's opera, entertainment and theater scene. This city's university setting, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Richmond

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Richmond a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Paradise Cove Aquatic Center (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Grimes Mill Winery (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Chrisman Mill Vineyards (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Talon Winery (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • First Vineyard (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Southwind Golf Course (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Richmond

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Richmond. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Paradise Cove Aquatic Center (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Lake Reba (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Kentucky River Museum (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Raven Run Nature Sanctuary (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Boone Station State Historic Site (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Jacobson Park (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Richmond

The nearest airport is in Lexington, KY (LEX-Blue Grass), located 26 mi (41.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Richmond?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 63 vacation rentals near Richmond. From 7 Cabins to 40 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Richmond for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Richmond?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Richmond:

  • Historic South Hill: 41 vacation rentals
  • Northside District: 43 vacation rentals
  • Woodward Heights: 34 vacation rentals
  • Georgetown: 18 vacation rentals
  • North Upper Street: 42 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Richmond?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Richmond. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Fort Boonesborough State Park: 146 vacation rentals
  • Lake Reba: 29 vacation rentals
  • Eastern Kentucky University: 48 vacation rentals
  • Richmond Area Arts Center: 50 vacation rentals
  • Paradise Cove Aquatic Center: 37 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Richmond listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Richmond?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 7 Cabins in Richmond. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Richmond include:

  • Houses: 40 rentals available
  • Cottages: 7 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Country houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Richmond?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Richmond. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.