Former Confederate prison camp with bridge access. Hiking trails and a mountain bike course, and very popular with dog owners.
Belle Isle is a small 54-acre island in the city of Richmond, Virginia. Belle Island lies within the James River, and being owned by the city it serves as a city park. Great place for walking, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, biking, and playing on the river rocks with your best friend!
Water activities, great wildlife watching including bald eagles, hiking and small beach.
“Virginia’s largest art museum, and home to the largest collection of ancient art (think mummies and Greek pottery) outside of NYC. However, all of their collections are great and they offer special ticketed exhibits several times a year.”
“The historic Byrd Theatre is a great place to a see a movie-- tickets are $5, and there are a bunch of restaurants and dessert shops right next door to complete your date night experience :)”
“Historic cemetery with 3 Presidental gravesites (2 US, 1 foreign/Confederate), war memorials, interesting gravestones, and beautiful views.”
“During summertime, they always have different kinds of festivals for food and music and it's always a great experience. You always have a choice of many different food trucks and brews. It's usually cheap to get tickets to whatever is going on as well.”
“With the exception of Legend's ont the Southside, this is the OG brewery that got the micro-brew movement going in Richmond. Their classic, the Single, can't be beaten!”