Richmond FAM Tour

August 13 – 16, 2024

Richmond is one of those rare destinations that promises something for everyone.  And in a city that’s nearly 300 years old, there are bound to be a few fun facts and hidden gems as well!

Did you also know that…

you can learn more about how Richmond’s eclectic past, intriguing hidden gems, historic charm, and vibrant culture are perfect for your groups?

Join Richmond Region Tourism and Group Travel Odyssey for a fantastic FAM in the Richmond region!

Richmond FAM Tour

Tentative Itinerary

RRT Providing Description
Hotel Guests will enjoy luxurious overnight accommodations at a premier downtown Richmond hotel, featuring modern amenities and exceptional service. Nestled in the heart of the city, the location provides convenient access to Richmond’s vibrant cultural, dining, and entertainment scenes.
Travel Offset .65/mile

Traveling from NC/VA/PA/OH/NY

$600/guest maximum.


RVA Transportation RRT Providing in-destination transportation.


Net Zero Offset RRT will sponsor a Net Zero Offset


Tuesday, August 13
Arrivals day Early arrivals will receive a guest pass for Richmond attractions to explore on their own.


6:00 pm Opening Dinner – Official start of the FAM.
   We are excited to host our opening welcome dinner at one of Richmond’s finest locally owned restaurants, where guests will enjoy a delectable menu featuring fresh, locally sourced ingredients. This special evening promises a warm and authentic culinary experience, showcasing the rich flavors and hospitality of our vibrant city.
Wednesday, August 14
9:30 am


Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown

 Join us for a delightful brunch at the historic Patrick Henry’s, where you will savor delicious regional dishes in a charming, outdoor pavilion historic setting. Afterward, enjoy an exclusive tour of the property, gaining insight into the life and legacy of one of America’s founding fathers.


1:30-2:30 pm Historic St. John’s Church
   Experience a captivating reenactment of Patrick Henry’s legendary “Give me liberty or give me death!” speech at the historic St. John’s Church. This immersive performance brings history to life, offering a unique and memorable glimpse into a pivotal moment in American history.
3:00 pm Carytown & Other Optional Activities
 This afternoon, we invite you to explore a variety of optional activities that showcase the best of Richmond. Stroll through the vibrant streets of Carytown, known for its eclectic boutiques, unique eateries, and lively atmosphere. Art enthusiasts can marvel at the extensive collections at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, while history buffs will appreciate the rich exhibits at The Virginia Museum of History & Culture, offering deep insights into Virginia’s storied past.
5:30 pm Stony Point Fashion Park

For an exciting evening, we offer a range of activities at Stony Point Fashion Park. Unwind with a fun session of ax throwing, perfect for those looking to try something adventurous and unique. Alternatively, enjoy a creative and relaxing candle-making workshop, where you can craft your own custom-scented candles to take home as a souvenir of your Richmond visit.


7:30 pm Dinner

Tonight, we invite you to dine at another of Richmond’s locally owned gems, where you’ll enjoy a menu crafted with seasonal, locally sourced ingredients. This beloved restaurant promises a memorable culinary experience, highlighting the unique flavors and warm hospitality that define our city’s dining scene.

Thursday, August 15
9:00 am Keystone Antique Truck & Tractor Museum

  We will start our day with a delightful breakfast at the Keystone Tractor Museum, surrounded by an impressive collection of beautifully restored vintage tractors and agricultural equipment. This unique setting provides a charming and nostalgic backdrop, offering a glimpse into Virginia’s rich agricultural heritage while you enjoy your morning meal.


10:30 am Henricus Historical Park

Voyage back in time 400 years to the Citie of Henricus, the second successful English settlement and Virginia Indian site of Arrohateck! Explore the fascinating Henricus Historical Park, where you can step back in time interactive exhibits and meticulously recreated structures. Nestled along the scenic James River, the park offers stunning natural beauty and tranquil river views, providing a perfect blend of history and nature.


12:00 pm Kings Dominion

  You will have an exhilarating visit to Kings Dominion amusement park, where you’ll enjoy a VIP lunch featuring exclusive culinary delights. Afterward, learn about their exceptional group tour packages, designed to offer unforgettable experiences and unique opportunities for your clients.


6:00 pm Dinner & Brews

Indulge in a relaxing and laid-back evening at a local brewery, where you can unwind with craft brews and delicious comfort food in a casual atmosphere. This inviting setting is perfect for winding down after a day of exploration in our vibrant region.



Friday, August 16

9:00 am Jackson Ward Tour

 Embark on a captivating morning tour of Jackson Ward, delving into the rich heritage and contributions of the Black community in this historic neighborhood. Discover the cultural landmarks, vibrant murals, and storied streets that paint a vivid picture of resilience, creativity, and empowerment.


10:00 am American Civil War Museum

 Immerse yourself in the poignant history of the American Civil War Museum, where meticulously curated exhibits and artifacts offer profound insights into this pivotal period of American history.



11:30 am Boxed Lunch

 Before bidding farewell and concluding our FAM tour, indulge in a delicious, boxed lunch thoughtfully prepared with local flavors, ensuring a satisfying end to your Richmond experience. As you savor your meal, reflect on the memorable moments and insights gained throughout our time together, leaving with a taste of Richmond’s hospitality to carry with you on your journey home.


Richmond is an eclectic city with historic charm, fresh air fun, and a vibrant culture to explore.

You just may be surprised by what you uncover!

Richmond FAM Tour
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