Richmond Area Tourism
Richmond Region Tourism- Information for travelers including accommodations, dining, attractions, and more in the Richmond area.
Virginia Tourism Corporation- Statewide information for travelers.
Richmond.com- Local Richmond news site.
Richmond's Civil War Sites
Richmond National Battlefield Park- System of battlefield parks around the area with a central visitor center at Historic Tredegar.
The Virginia Historical Society- Museum and research facility for Virginia history.
Hollywood Cemetery- Historic "garden-cemetery" featuring the graves of two U.S. Presidents, Jefferson Davis' family, J.E.B. Stuart, & thousands of Confederate soldiers.
Dabbs House Museum- Historic House that served as Lee's headquarters during the Seven Days Battles. Now Henrico County's Civil War visitor center and museum.
Civil War Traveler- This link goes to the Richmond region page of this website that provides travel information for Civil War sites.
Virginia Civil War Trails- Guide to roadside markers chronicling Virginia's Civil War history.
In Our Neighborhood
The White House and Museum of the Confederacy
The Valentine- Richmond history museum, historic house, and garden.
The John Marshall House- Historic home of the groundbreaking Supreme Court Chief Justice.
The Virginia State Capitol- Designed by Thomas Jefferson, this historic building features a museum and guided tours.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church- Church frequented by Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee during the war.
Brown's Island- Site of the Confederate States Laboratory, now a park and festival venue.
Belle Isle- Site of a Civil War POW camp, now part of the James River Park System.
Richmond's Canal Walk- The walk stretches 1¼ miles along the James River canal and the Kanawha and Haxall canals.
The Virginia War Memorial- Shrine, museum, and education center honoring Virginia's military veterans from WWII through today.
Appomattox Area Tourism
Experience Appomattox- Information for visitors to Appomattox.
Lynchburg Tourism- Information for travelers including accommodations, dining, attractions and more in Lynchburg.
The Best Part of the Civil War…The End- Civil War tourism information for the Appomattox region.
Virginia’s Retreat- General tourism information for the Appomattox region.
The Civil War Trust's Appomattox Battle App- App guide to the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park
Appomattox Area Civil War Sites
Appomattox Court House National Historical Park- National Park Service run site of the 1865 surrender.
Sailor’s Creek Battlefield Historical State Park- Site of the last major battle of the Appomattox campaign.
High Bridge Trail State Park- Rails-to-Trails park features a tall bridge that was the site of Civil War action.
Historic Sandusky- Historic house that served as Union HQ during the Battle of Lynchburg.
The Old City Cemetery (Lynchburg)- Historic cemetery, public garden, and history park.
Lee’s Retreat Civil War Trails- Historical markers along the route of Lee's Retreat.
Other Area Attractions
The National D-Day Memorial- Memorial site located in Bedford, VA, the community that suffered the highest per capita D-Day losses in the nation.
Robert Russa Moton Museum- National Historic Landmark and museum- the student birthplace of America’s Civil Rights Revolution.
Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest- Jefferson's villa retreat in Bedford, Va.
Lynchburg Historical Foundation- Preserving Lynchburg's past since 1972.
Red Hill: Patrick Henry National Memorial- Reconstructed House and other outbuildings plus a museum.
Holliday Lake State Park- Virginia State Park in Appomattox County, Va.
Twin Lakes State Park- Virginia State Park in Prince Edward County, Va.
Bear Creek Lake State Park- Virginia State Park in Cumberland, Va.