Showing You Richmond’s Best!

Along with hundreds of things to do, see, and love about RVA!

WHAT IS THIS SITE ABOUT?

“Why Richmond Is Awesome!” is a collection of great things to see, do, and love about Richmond, Virginia. Our great location means Richmonders are within 2 hours from the beach, North Carolina, Northern VA / DC, and the mountains – including tons of hiking and camping! Enjoy all 4 seasons living in historic RVA.

Why Richmond Is Awesome is brought to you by Alex Glaser & The Glaser Group.

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EXPLORE VIRGINIA’S CAPITAL CITY

Richmond is more than a city – it’s a way of life. RVA is packed full of culture, American heritage, and more!

  • A Part Of History – Many historical sites, monuments, and events started here.

  • Iconic Scenery – Home to breathtaking views and amazing places.

  • Terrific Opportunities – Lasting memories and fortunes erupt in Richmond.

WELCOME TO RVA

Richmond is the only major city in the country with whitewater rapids running through its downtown. With the busy metro area, public transportation costs in Richmond are the highest on the list. But this shouldn’t deter you from all of the activities… finish reading

A beer destination on the rise, Richmond’s lineup of 25-plus craft breweries – Veil, Strangeways and Triple Crossing among them – are earning awards and fans across the country. Heavyweight Stone Brewing Co. opened a location in Richmond in 2016. Beer bars like… finish reading

Virginia is for lovers… food lovers that is. Richmond’s growing culinary scene is home to local favorites like Sedona Taphouse, Billy Jack’s Shack, Jack Brown’s Beer and Burger Joint, and… finish reading

Richmond’s thriving startup scene is rich with creativity. In a state where the main private-sector industry for 400 years has been agriculture, it’s no surprise Richmond has its share of food-centric startups. Standouts include… finish reading
As Americans, we’re often focused on status markers, like the amount of money we make, but research indicates that time we spend with people we care about, good health and income equality are some of biggest factors that lead to happiness. It’s not just how… finish reading

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