Love art, dining out, and theme parks? Get away to Chester!

Experience the family-friendly city of Chester—restaurants, shopping, and sights from Iron Bridge Sports Park to Henricus Historical Park.

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Dining, Shopping and Family-Friendly

Top Hotels in Chester

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Chester, VA
3 out of 5
2406 W Hundred Rd, Chester, VA
$80/night
Aug 29 - Aug 30
4.1/5Very Good! (1,492 reviews)

Situated in Chester, this hotel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Parker's Battery Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of Point of Rocks Park and Henricus Historical Park. Dutch ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,492 reviews)

"For our very short stay it was good. Close to highway and restaurants. It was just hard to see the sign as to where to turn in to get to the hotel. There should be better indication. Staff was pleasant."…"

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2019

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Chester, VA
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Hyatt Place Richmond/Chester
3 out of 5
13148 Kingston Ave, Chester, VA
$87/night
Aug 29 - Aug 30
4.2/5Excellent! (773 reviews)

Situated in the suburbs, this hotel is 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Point of Rocks Park and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Parker's Battery Park. Beacon Theatre and Weston Plantation ...

4.2/5Excellent! (773 reviews)

"Nice clean hotel. Room layout is perfect. Left another hotel in the area for this one because that one was dirty."…"

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019

Hyatt Place Richmond/Chester
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Comfort Inn
2.5 out of 5
2100 W Hundred Rd, Chester, VA
$73/night
Sep 21 - Sep 22
4/5Very Good! (522 reviews)

Situated in Chester, this hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Parker's Battery Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of Point of Rocks Park and Henricus Historical Park. Dutch ...

4/5Very Good! (522 reviews)

"Room was fine for the value. Breakfast and staff very friendly. Pool could have been skimmed more frequent"…"

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2019

Comfort Inn

Popular things to do in Chester

Richmond International Raceway
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Richmond International Raceway

Catch an event at Richmond International Raceway during your trip to Richmond. Wander the picturesque gardens and college campus in the area.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

This museum houses Russian jewels, impressionist masters and ancient relics in its vast and varied collection.

Science Museum of Virginia
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Science Museum of Virginia

Conduct experiments, enter a working laboratory and learn how to be environmentally friendly at this interactive science museum.

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Spend some time admiring the beautiful and diverse floral displays featured in this superb botanical garden, one of the finest in the country.

Virginia State Capitol
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Virginia State Capitol

Visit the oldest English-speaking Legislature in the U.S. and get a taste of Virginia’s unique history at the State’s government building.

Virginia Commonwealth University
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Virginia Commonwealth University

Explore the campus of Virginia Commonwealth University, a top college in Richmond. Wander around the area's picturesque gardens or experience its great live music.

Top activities in Chester

Guided History Tour of Richmond via Trolley
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Guided History Tour of Richmond via Trolley

$32

Turn Richmond into your playground during a guided history tour of the Virginian capital. Venture aboard a classic trolley and head to a series of the city's beloved landmarks, including the site where Patrick Henry delivered an influential speech, as well as edifices that date back to the Civil War.

Arts District Food Tour with Tastings
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Arts District Food Tour with Tastings

$65

Discover downtown Richmond Richmond’s revitalized Arts District, spanning parts of Jackson Ward and Monroe Ward, will capture your imagination with a mix of historically-significant architecture, under-the-radar restaurants, and inspiring art galleries.

Guided Tour of the Hollywood Cemetery by Electric Car
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Guided Tour of the Hollywood Cemetery by Electric Car

$34

Soak up the rich history of Richmond during a guided visit to the Hollywood Cemetery via energy-efficient electric car. A knowledgeable local escorts you through the grounds, revealing the final resting place for esteemed United States presidents, governors, and soldiers.

Operation City Quest of Richmond, VA
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Operation City Quest of Richmond, VA

$10

Using your smartphone, you'll be given nearly 150 objects to find during your scavenger hunt. You'll then wander throughout the downtown area searching for the items. Once you've found the object, you'll send a photo in to score points.

One Game of Zombie Scavengers of Richmond, VA
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One Game of Zombie Scavengers of Richmond, VA

$3

Can you survive the zombie apocalypse… Zombie Scavengers leads you into the city to collect supplies to survive during this interactive scavenger game. With the whole world in chaos and zombies outnumbering the living 10 to 1, small colonies of the living are doing all they can to survive.

Self-Guided Richmond Scavenger Hunt
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Self-Guided Richmond Scavenger Hunt

$11

This adventure will take you through the heart of Richmond Virginia and let you see how it has changed over time, while also having fun. This hunt has been evolving over time to be as entertaining as possible, while showing you as much as possible.