Mechanicsville is near a diverse collection of Richmond’s more popular attractions. Two of the most interesting places to explore are the fascinating Classic Amphitheatre at Strawberry Hill and the incredible Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. If time permits, be sure to also visit the Joseph Bryan Park Azalea Garden and the Virginia Aviation Museum.
Stop by some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a unique vacation destination. In particular, you should make sure you check out the Science Museum of Virginia, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Museum of the Confederacy. Culture vultures will find plenty to applaud at venues such as Byrd Theater and Landmark Theater.
If you have time in and around Mechanicsville, stop by the Jefferson Davis Monument and the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Richmond. The St. John's Episcopal Church, Monumental Church and the Richmond St. Paul's Episcopal Church offers travellers to Richmond the opportunity to better understand the religious history of the area.
Treat yourself to a new outfit, grab a bite to eat or just people-watch at nearby shopping hotspots like the Shops at Willow Lawn.
See popular sporting heroes, the Richmond Raiders, take on their rivals at the iconic Richmond Coliseum. On match days the area around the stadium becomes a sea of blue, black, silver and white, as indoor football fans gather to get behind their beloved team.
To make the most of Mechanicsville, consider booking a room close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the amenities at the Omni Richmond Hotel, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Richmond Downtown, and the Hilton Garden Inn Richmond Downtown.