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Richmond overview

Richmond is a budget-friendly place distinct for its rich culture and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and bar options, along with outdoor areas for running and walking. Plan a fun excursion to Commonwealth Stadium and Rupp Arena. University of Kentucky and Mary Todd Lincoln House are popular places to visit. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Richmond is for you.

Where to stay in Richmond

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, Richmond has accommodations to fit every need. There are 91 hotels in the Richmond area and you can shop as many as 15 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 35%.
  • • 34 2-star hotels with an average price of $45 per night
  • • 48 3-star hotels with an average price of $67 per night
  • • 7 4-star hotels with an average price of $107 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 12283 user reviews of Richmond hotels:
  • • The Bennett House Bed & Breakfast (Richmond)
  • • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Richmond (Richmond)
  • • Hampton Inn Richmond (Richmond)
  • • Red Roof Inn Lexington - Richmond (Richmond)
  • • Quality Inn (Richmond)

How to get to Richmond

Fly in to Lexington, KY (LEX-Blue Grass), 26 mi (41.8 km) from downtown Richmond.

What to see around Richmond

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Connemara Golf Course
  • • Alltech's Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co.
  • • West Sixth Brewing
  • • Barrel House Distilling
  • • Ethereal Brewing
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Paradise Cove Aquatic Center
  • • Wolf Run Wildlife Reserve
The area's local highlights include its local culture and places like:
  • • Richmond Area Arts Center
  • • EKU Center for the Arts
  • • Hummel Planetarium
  • • Kentucky River Museum
  • • Berea Arts Council
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir—or simply browse:
  • • Richmond Centre Mall
  • • Fayette Mall
  • • The Mall At Lexington Green
  • • Victorian Square Mall
Take some time to explore campus or the area surrounding:
  • • Eastern Kentucky University
  • • Berea College
  • • University of Kentucky
  • • Transylvania University
  • • The Thoroughbred Center
Some popular places in the area include:
  • • Commonwealth Stadium
  • • Rupp Arena
  • • Mary Todd Lincoln House
  • • Keeneland Racing Course

When to visit Richmond

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 65°F day, 28°F night
  • • April-June: 87°F day, 43°F night
  • • July-September: 87°F day, 54°F night
  • • October-December: 74°F day, 28°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 10.4 inches
  • • April-June: 13.6 inches
  • • July-September: 11.9 inches
  • • October-December: 11.2 inches