Where to do, what to do in Richmond
Want to take a spur-of-the-moment trip to Richmond? Here's what you need to know for the weekend of Jan. 1-3:
Richmond is about 90 miles south of Washington on Interstate 95. Amtrak runs twice daily from Union Station with tickets starting at $29 each way.
WHERE TO STAY
The Jefferson Hotel, 101 W. Franklin St., 804-424-8014, tp://www.jeffersonhotel.com. One of Richmond's oldest and stateliest hotels. Rooms from $235.
The Grace Manor Inn, 1853 W. Grace St., 804-353-4334, http:/
Crowne Plaza Hotel, 555 E. Canal St., 804-788-0900, http:/
WHERE TO EAT AND SHOP
Belmont Butchery, 14 N. Belmont Ave., 804-422-8519, http:/
821 Cafe, 821 W. Cary St., 804-649-1042, http:/
Comfort, 200 W. Broad St., 804-780-0004, http:/
Sally Bell's Kitchen, 708 W. Grace St., 804-644-2838, http:/
Kuba Kuba, 1601 Park Ave., 804-355-8817, http:/
Yellow Umbrella Fresh Seafood, 5600 Patterson Ave., 804-282-9591. Father-son seafood shop in the West End.
Spoonfed, 4917 Grove Ave., 804-644-3339, http:/
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Richmond Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau, 800-370-9004, http:/
All lodging information valid as of press time Wednesday.