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James River, Richmond

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James River is located in Richmond. Use our Richmond holiday planner to add James River and other attractions to your Richmond vacation plans.
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  • July 30, 2017
    We spent time Friday morning walking across the James River on the foot/bike bridge. It is a great spot for taking pictures of people rafting or of the city skyline. The path is well maintained. We we...  more »
  • July 27, 2017
    There are so many different spots to go but it is very hot in summer. You can do the Canal Walk which takes you along the James River.  more »
  • July 23, 2017
    If you're in Richmond, VA and looking for a free and enjoyable way to spend your time, visiting the James River should be #1 on your list! The James River is a picturesque river that runs right throug...  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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