James River Park Pipeline Walkway-Richmond

For several years now, I’ve been wanting to visit this location. I’ve never been brave enough to find it on my own. But, when we decided to head to Richmond for one of our spring break day trips, I knew this was my chance. This isn’t the prettiest hike (lots of graffiti), but it isContinue reading “James River Park Pipeline Walkway-Richmond”

Lavender Fields Herb Farm

Lavender Fields Herb Farm is the perfect spot for a wonderfully unique experience. The farm is only minutes from Richmond, where you will find a quaint farm store filled with unique gifts, raw local honey and all things lavender.  They sell the largest selection of Herb and Vegetable plants and all the gardening supplies youContinue reading “Lavender Fields Herb Farm”


Maymont is a 100-acre Victorian estate and public park in Richmond, Virginia. It contains Maymont Mansion, now a historic house museum, an arboretum, formal gardens, a carriage collection, native wildlife exhibits, a nature center, and Children’s Farm. Prior to it being declared a public park, it was a 100 acre mansion belonging to James andContinue reading “Maymont”

Crump Park/Meadow Farm Museum

This site is a popular place for visitors and includes Crump Park, Meadow Farm Museum, and RF&P Park. Crump Park features playgrounds, picnic shelters, trails, large open fields, and a fishing pond. Click HERE for a park map. Meadow Farm Museum, an 1860 living history farm site and museum, presents programs and exhibits on the cultureContinue reading “Crump Park/Meadow Farm Museum”

Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens

“Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden offers year-round beauty on a historic property with more than 50 acres of spectacular gardens, dining, and shopping. A classical domed Conservatory is the only one of its kind in the mid-Atlantic. More than a dozen themed gardens include a Children’s Garden, Rose Garden, Asian Valley and Cherry Tree Walk. Pathways willContinue reading “Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens”

Park365 Richmond

PARK365 — SOAR365 Park365 is open and welcoming to all, regardless of any physical disability. 3600 Saunders AvenueRichmond, VA 23227 Open every day dawn to dusk. WHAT MAKES PARK365 SO SPECIAL Three state-of-the-art playgrounds for toddlers, school-aged kids and every age after that An abundance of swings Recycled, poured-rubber safety surfaces throughout the park AContinue reading “Park365 Richmond”

Belle Isle Park, Richmond

Belle Isle is a small island in Richmond. It lies within the James River and serves as a city park. It is accessible to pedestrian and bicycle traffic via a suspension footbridge that runs under the Robert E. Lee Memorial Bridge from the northern shore. This suspension walkway under the road is so unique! You canContinue reading “Belle Isle Park, Richmond”