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Richmond overview

Richmond is a budget-friendly place, distinct for its natural features and theatre, and known for its universities and shops. You'll enjoy Richmond's dancing and sports. Plan a fun excursion to Commonwealth Stadium or Rupp Arena. University of Kentucky and Mary Todd Lincoln House are popular places to visit. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Richmond is for you.

Where to stay in Richmond

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Richmond has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Richmond with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Richmond hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Richmond hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Richmond

Fly in to Lexington, KY (LEX-Blue Grass), 26 mi (41.8 km) from central Richmond.

What to see around Richmond

Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Paradise Cove Aquatic Center
  • • Wolf Run Wildlife Reserve
The area's theatres and cultural sights stand out, and places to visit include:
  • • EKU Center for the Arts
  • • Kentucky River Museum
  • • Lancaster Grand Theatre
  • • Singletary Center for the Arts
  • • Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
It's well known for its natural features and these favourite places for nature lovers:
  • • Lake Reba
  • • Raven Run Nature Sanctuary
  • • Boone Station State Historic Site
  • • Jacobson Park
  • • Community Park
Below are some favourite shopping areas where you can find that perfect souvenir – or simply browse:
  • • Richmond Centre Mall
  • • Fayette Mall
  • • The Mall At Lexington Green
  • • Victorian Square Mall
Take some time to explore the campus or the surrounding area:
  • • Eastern Kentucky University
  • • Berea College
  • • University of Kentucky
  • • Transylvania University
  • • The Thoroughbred Center
Popular places in the area include:
  • • Commonwealth Stadium
  • • Rupp Arena
  • • Mary Todd Lincoln House
  • • Keeneland Racing Course

When to visit Richmond

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when the best time to visit is. Here are the seasonal trends to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 18°C day, -2°C night
  • April-June: 31°C day, 6°C night
  • July-September: 31°C day, 12°C night
  • October-December: 23°C day, -2°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 268 cm
  • April-June: 346 cm
  • July-September: 302 cm
  • October-December: 285 cm
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  • Nature
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