The ultimate Richmond, VA bucket list

Did you really visit Richmond if you didn’t walk along the James or see a show at The National? Check out this 804 bucket list, assembled from reader submissions.


What would you put on a River City bucket list?

A few weeks ago, we asked you to help us create a Richmond bucket list. Here are the cant-miss activities readers shouted out in our inbox and on social mediaand the links to help you check them off your list.

You can’t leave Richmond without …

“Enjoying the James River...crossing it, being on it or in it, viewing it from one of the hills or trails.” – Maureen N.

“Going to Maymont.” – @electricsunrise19

“Watching the sunrise/set at Libby Hill Park” – @lindseyschwartzkopf

“Walking the floodwall.” – Christina M.

“Getting a tattoo.” –@aivinas

“Visiting the VMFA, the Capitol Grounds, and the Valentine Museum.” – Sam P.

“[Seeing] a movie at The Byrd when the Wurlitzer is playing.” – Liz T.

“Walking around Belle Isle.” – Hannah F.

“Visiting the Black History Museum.” – Traci D.

“Taking a Tuk Tuk tour.” – Jennifer A.

“Rock climbing in Manchester.” – Ted F.

“Walking the Potterfield Bridge.” – Cathy W.

“Seeing live music at The National.” – Rick C.

How many have you checked off already? Let us know + tell us what’s missing from the list.

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