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Canal Walk, Richmond

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#6 of 16 in Historic Sites in Richmond
Canal Walk is located in Richmond. Make Canal Walk a centerpiece of your Richmond vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Richmond route maker site .
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  • I love walking along the canal walk. There are little bits of history tucked into the walk when you read the signs and the steel plate disks on the sidewalks. The bridge that crosses the river even ha...  more »
  • If you love history and enjoy a nice walk, it would be a shame if you can't spend a few minutes looking at this lovely historic urban space. Framed by the old rail lines and the new flood walls, the a...  more »
  • This was a lovely & peaceful walk. I enjoyed all the bridges, the 9-11 Memorial & the sites of downtown. I wanted to ride a bike but couldn't find where to get one. The boats were closed which was dis...  more »

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Richmond boasts a wide array of accommodations, including inns and national chain hotels. Those who want to take full advantage of the city's rich historical heritage should consider staying in the Northside area, home to a number of historic districts, or near the Boulevard, where you can find most of the city's museums. There are a number of apartment vacation rentals available in residential areas of the city; neighborhoods close to Virginia Commonwealth University are generally a safe bet for those wanting to take advantage of lively eateries, quirky stores, and bars.
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