Destination guide

The historical area of Richmond awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's history, museums and live music with a rental holiday home in Richmond. This city's cycling, sporting events and riverfront draw many visitors. Museum of the Confederacy, Edgar Allan Poe Museum and Science Museum of Virginia are a few of the top cultural sights. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Richmond

Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Richmond a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Capitol Square (0.2 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Blue Bee Cider (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Libby Hill Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Ancarrow’s Landing (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Pony Pasture Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Belmont Golf Course (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Richmond

Travellers appreciate the stunning river views and beautiful gardens, which is just a taste of what Richmond has to offer. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Richmond is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Capitol Square (0.2 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Libby Hill Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Ancarrow’s Landing (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Maymont Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Byrd Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Richmond

Fly into Richmond, VA (RIC-Richmond Intl.), the closest airport, located 6 mi (9.7 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Richmond Main Street Station or Richmond Staples Mill Road Station to see more of the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Richmond?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 234 holiday lettings around Richmond. From 70 flats & apartments to 76 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Richmond:

  • Fan District: 72 holiday homes
  • Museum District: 16 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 70 holiday homes
  • Monroe Ward: 60 holiday homes
  • Jackson Ward: 57 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Richmond? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Richmond. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • 1708 Gallery: 217 holiday lettings
  • Virginia State Capitol: 216 holiday lettings
  • Libby Hill Park: 218 holiday lettings
  • White House of the Confederacy: 216 holiday lettings
  • Virginia Capital Trail: Richmond Trailhead: 218 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Flats in Richmond?

Yes, of course. offers 70 Flats in Richmond. Our other popular types of Richmond holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 76 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 112 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Richmond?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 49 holiday homes with pool available in Richmond. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.