Richmond, Virginia was originally a colonial settlement, and this history is evident in the charming cobblestone streets, red-brick row houses, leafy parks, and monuments throughout the city. The city is particularly spectacular in fall when the trees are awash in brilliant fall foliage, the air is crisp, and a delicious mug of hot cocoa is a welcome reward after a fun-packed day. There's plenty to see and do as well: try out whitewater rafting on James River, strolling along the canal downtown, cycling down Virginia Capital Trail, or checking out the Three Lakes Nature Center and Aquarium. Just make sure to book one of these fall weekend getaways near Richmond, Virginia, for the perfect vacation! Each comes equipped with everything necessary for a relaxing time, and there's something for every taste and budget—so take a look today!