Travel and Outdoors

The River City offers unique opportunities to fish just steps from downtown — learn how to get started, what species you may see, and what local resources are available to help out fishers of all stripes.
Check out these recommendations for to-go meals in the River City, conveniently located near some of our favorite outdoor spots.
Prepare for summer weather in the River City with these seasonal temperature and precipitation outlooks.
Known as the “Jewel of South Carolina,” there’s a lot to do and see in and around Lake Murray.
The city has secured funds to improve safety features at 35 intersections around the city, including in Northside, Southside, the Fan, VCU, and Downtown
The free series presented by the Dept. of Parks and Recreation includes concerts, performances, fireworks, and more at Dogwood Dell plus satellite events at 17th Street Market
The Richmond Metropolitan Transit Authority cited pandemic recovery in its vote to increase tolls for the Downtown Expressway, Powhite Parkway, and Nickel Bridge
James A. Buzzard River Education Center could open as soon as Summer 2024 and will serve 10,000 students a year with river access, indoor and outdoor spaces, and activities
See where to stock up on seasonal produce around the city, from year-round shopping to in-season markets.
The inaugural Iron Blossom Music Festival will take place August 26-27, 2023 in the heart of VCU
The new designs feature callbacks to Virginia’s nature and architecture as well as enhanced security features
Shop from local vendors, enjoy live music, get a bite to eat from food trucks, and see family-friendly demonstrations all day long in honor of our planet
We’ve got a travel hack to make long flights more bearable — meet the Airfly wireless audio transmitter.
Keep local love growing this spring with local plants.
The program awards funds in four categories throughout June
From getting a permit to catering, we’ve got the details on how to plan a wedding, family reunion, or special occasion in a national park.
We’re highlighting the best parks Richmond, VA has to offer — complete with playgrounds, biking trails, and river views.
Average yearly car costs hit a new high in 2022 — here’s how to invest smartly.
These can’t-miss festivals make for fun seasonal adventures.
Explore the River City through its history, food, drink, and art on these tours.
Changes to signalized intersections will improve safety, air quality, and traffic flow
Visit a local park, participate in a community event, or clean up your humble abode in honor of the astronomical transition from winter to spring.
We’re highlighting the best kid-friendly activities that the River City has to offer — complete with art classes, animal encounters, and outdoor fun.
We take a look at our bicycling infrastructure and how we can make the area more bikeable.
Apply online and visit a local enrollment center ahead of spring and summer travel.
Money from the Virginia Highway Safety Improvement Plan will go towards improvements for high-injury streets
We’re answering questions like “What is composting?” and “How do I compost in an apartment?”
Here are four ways to enjoy this slice of coastal paradise
Planning a getaway? Check out Harrisonburg, VA, a mountain town with a lot of spirit, sports, and so many snacks.
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