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Carytown, Richmond

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Touted as "a mile of style," Carytown melds eclectic dining, shopping, and independent specialty shops. Voted the "Best Shopping Neighborhood in Virginia," the area's more than 300 businesses are locally owned and unique to this location, featuring fashion, health and beauty, home décor, and more. You'll also discover local landmarks here, like Cary Court, the oldest outdoor shopping center on the East Coast, and the Byrd Theater, in operation since 1928. With our online itinerary creator, Richmond attractions like Carytown can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Shopping street in colonial style with small shops (little or no chains) with various goods ranging from clothes to gadgets. Good for souvenir shopping!
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  • We are traveling musicians and between gigs we like to explore the local culture. We had two hours to kill so we went down the street popping our head into the shops, bars, thrift shops and restaurant...  more »
  • An eclectic collection of shops and eateries. We enjoyed spending a few hours here during a recent visit.  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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