Richmond is located about 55 miles (89 kilometers) away from Cincinnati and about 100 miles (161 kilometers) from Bloomington.
To taste this region in all it's variety, set out to see the attractions around Richmond. West Alexandria, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the west, and Greenville, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southwest of Richmond are also well worth checking out.
Organize some transportation and head to Dayton, a transport and retail hub for the area, 35 miles (56 kilometers) away from Richmond. This bigger city has plenty of tourist attractions, including Dayton Art Institute, Dayton Airport Expo Center and Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center. Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton Convention Center and Wright State University are also worth calling into before heading back to Richmond.
If the weather forecast makes you want to head indoors, head to Central Indiana's history museums.
When the weather is right, make like a local and head to Central Indiana's gorgeous waterways for a day of canoeing or swimming.
If you plan on traveling by air, it's handy to remember that the most convenient major airport is James M. Cox Dayton International Airport, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the east of Richmond.