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Canal Walk, Richmond

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#6 of 16 in Historic Sites in Richmond
Historic Walking Area Tourist Spot
Canal Walk is located in Richmond. Before you head to Richmond, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Richmond vacation route planner, to make sure you see all that Richmond has to offer, including Canal Walk.
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  • If you're around downtown and need a bit of fresh air combined with a small dose of history, this is a good choice. The canal was once the primary "super highway" connecting the navigable part of the ...  more »
  • Along the river and easy walk from downtown, this is a great outdoor park. This area has been carefully restored and is a wonderful outdoor park for a casual walk or an energetic stroll / fun. Highly ...  more »
  • To have this walking starting 200m from our hotel, Residence Inn, was a great find Back in the day this canal system was the lifeblood of the industry and energy for this city including the Civil War ...  more »

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Where to stay in Richmond

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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