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Flying into Beautiful Richmond

If you’re looking to travel to an up-and-coming city in the Northeast, then Richmond, Virginia is your destination. Richmond has it all, from historic landmarks, to eclectic restaurants, and even whitewater rafting on the exciting James River. These attractions and the natural beauty of the city itself are all just a flight away. 
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Richmond: A Living Piece of History 

Many travelers visit Richmond for the city’s historical significance. If you’re a history buff, Richmond has plenty of historical hotspots to offer. 

Founded in 1742, Richmond was the capital of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War. While walking the storied streets of Richmond, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the American Civil War Center, travel back in time on the historic Canal Walk, and visit battlefield sites including the Beaver Creek Dam and Fort Brady. 

Enjoying Everything the City Has to Offer 

The activities don’t stop at Richmond's historical sites. In fact, the growing city is adding new and exciting things to its to-do list everyday. If you’re a traveler who loves to shop, then the stores on Libbie and Grove avenues in downtown Richmond have all the upscale designers you’re looking for. 

When all that shopping works up an appetite, there are scores of farm-to-table restaurants and craft beer breweries in and around the city center. When you’re ready to escape the city and see some of the country, Richmond also has plenty of walking and hiking trails as well as the 40-acre Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens. 

Timing is Everything: When to Visit

Because Richmond experiences a Mid-Atlantic climate, it fully experiences all four seasons, so it’s up to you which season best fits your travels. The mid-summer highs in the city occasionally reach around 90 degrees fahrenheit, and the lows during winter reach the 30s. 

Rafting the powerful James River, which passes right through the city, is one activity you can’t pass up, especially in the heat of the summer. The best times for rafting are late May to early September when the summer rains really get the rapids churning. 

If you’re visiting Richmond in the winter, there’s plenty of fun in the snow as well. The downtown ice skating rink on Broad and 6th Street is always a popular attraction. In addition, Maymont Park throws a Victorian Christmas celebration at the park’s beautiful mansion. 

Affordable Flights to Richmond 

The Richmond International Airport handles hundreds of flights a week from such airlines as Delta, United Airlines, and AirTran just to name a few. With non-stop flights to over 20 cities around the east and connecting flights to a number of national and international destinations, Richmond International Airport is always ready to serve the city’s travel needs. 

If you’re looking for the cheapest flights to Richmond, let Hipmunk help you find the best deals out there. Hipmunk’s comprehensive travel search engine will scour the Internet to find the lowest flight prices for your Richmond excursion. 

Here and There and Everywhere in the City

Getting around Richmond is a breeze whether you rent a car or not. Richmond International Airport is less than ten miles from the city center, which makes transportation via a taxi or the city’s public transit system an inexpensive option. Additionally, the airport has multiple rental car companies on hand to accommodate your visit. 

When you're ready to see the city, Richmond has you covered with numerous public bus routes running throughout the day. To see Richmond from an entirely different perspective while getting a bit of history along the way, try the RVA Trolley, which takes visitors on daily wine, beer, history, and plantation tours.