Welcome to Richmond

Today the 'River City' shares a buzzing food-and-drink scene and an active arts community. The rough-and-tumble James River has also grabbed more of the spotlight, drawing outdoor adventurers to its rapids and trails. Richmond is also an undeniably handsome town that is easy to stroll, full of red-brick row houses, stately drives and leafy parks.

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$38 Cultural & Theme Tours

Richmond Historic Landmark Trolley 2-Hour Tour

On this 2-hour historic trolley tour you will see the sights and learn about Richmond’s landmarks, riverfront, architecture and history. We offer tours aboard our classic air conditioned trolley with cushioned seats, intricate seat frameworks, and social rather than traditional bus seating. Our comfortable trolley will take you to many of the most historic and popular landmarks in the city, with both a driver and guide who combine the rich history of Richmond with great stories, humor and wit. Some of the sites you will see and hear about are the State Capitol, Monument Avenue, St. John's Church, Libby Hill, the Valentine, the White House and the Museum of the Confederacy, the museum district, and many more! Sit back, relax and enjoy the best Richmond has to offer!

$43 Tours & Sightseeing

Richmond Landmark Segway Tour

Our most popular tour! Select between our 1 or 2 hour guided tour options and explore some of Richmond's most historic landmarks while discovering the story of Virginia’s Capital City in dynamic close-up! First, arrive at 1301 East Cary St in the historic Shockoe Slip neighborhood. You'll begin by checking in at our front desk and choosing a helmet from our colorful selection.  Next, you'll depart for training with your experienced tour guide, learning to ride a Segway PT in just 10-15 minutes! Once trained, you'll cruise with ease towards the Haxall Canal to see past and present collide with the beginning of Richmond's recorded history in 1607 at the Christopher Newport Cross and the vibrant Canal Walk Murals from 2012. From there, continue on to sites like Brown’s Island featuring rich Civil War history and beautiful views of the mighty James River, the Virginia State Capitol designed by Thomas Jefferson, and many other locations abundant with amazing stories and sights! The riveting stories of history include enduring icons like Washington, Lincoln and Edgar Allan Poe; as well as often unsung figures from Virginia’s past, including Barbara Johns, Garland H. White and the Batteau Men of the James River and Kanawha Canal.  Tour route and sites visited subject to change based on availability.

$51.94 Tours & Sightseeing

Richmond's City Center Bike Tour

Come join us as we explore Richmond’s city center. From the graceful lines of the Capitol square, and Jackson Ward's fascinating history to houses of the Fan and Monument Avenue, to the exuberance of the VMFA, we sample the best of the city center on our 3 hour tour. Includes a snack stop at Sugar and Twine Bakery that is included in the tour price. Tour includes a beautiful view of the River, and highlights the best and most interesting architecture and history that Richmond has to offer!  There is not better way to experience Richmond than on a bike with us!

$37 Cultural & Theme Tours

Hollywood Cemetery Electric Car Tour in Richmond

The tour starts at the Historical Hollywood Cemetery just down the hill and around the corner from the main gate at 412 South Cherry Street. You will be met by there by our professional guide in one of our Low-Speed Electric Gem Cars.  They will take you on an exciting ride throughout one of Richmond's major attractions. This incredible cemetery is the resting place of two United States Presidents, James Monroe's Tomb and John Tyler's Monument as well as 28 Confederate generals!Along the way you will see a 90-foot high granite pyramid that was built in 1869 as memorial to the more than 18,000 enlisted men of the Confederate Army buried in the cemetery and will also come across the site of Jefferson Davis who was the President of the Confederate States of America and buried beneath a life-sized statue.  Then there is the The Iron Dog statue, which is one of the most well-known monuments in Hollywood Cemetery. It is a cast-iron Newfoundland dog and the statue stands guard over the grave of a little girl who died in 1862.  Come and experience this amazing place with us on board one of our little electric cars with a fun and knowledgeable tour guide to show you around!

$65 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Richmond Carytown Neighborhood Food Tour with Guide

Your tour guide will meet you at the tour departure location, and lead you through the neighborhood of Carytown. Otherwise known as The Mile of Style, Carytown is an eclectic mix of restaurants, boutiques, and professional services. You will be popping in and out of various restaurants, cafes, and shops where you will sample each food purveyor's best dish. Depending on the availability of the restaurants, you will visit several of: 10 Italian Cafe, Can Can, Home Sweet Home, Xtra's Cafe, The Tottering Teacup, The Pit & The Peel, Jean Jacques, The Broken Tulip, and Carytown Cupcakes (subject to change without notice). The exact walking route may vary, but you might find yourself sampling classic French fare, gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, hand-crafted cupcakes, and more. Treat yourself to a delicious surprise! The tour ends about a half mile from the original departure point and your guide will provide you with easy to follow instructions back.

$100 Day Trips & Excursions

Northern Virginia Winery Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: The Winery at Bull Run, Centreville, Fairfax County, VirginiaThis is the first stop where you will sample local Virginia wines at the closest VA winery to D.C.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Pearmund Cellars, Broad Run, VirginiaSecond stop for tasting yet more fantastic local wine.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Vint Hill Craft Winery, Warrenton, VirginiaLast stop sampling up to 10 wines! Duration: 1 hour