Richmond Small-Group Guided Walking Tour


Free cancellation

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than a day before the activity start time.

Duration2 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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Discover the history of Richmond with this small-group guided walking tour around the site of the original Richmond settlement. Enjoy scenic overlooks, walk past historic blocks and homes, tour St. John’s cemetery, and learn about the city’s history and development through informative commentary and stories from your guide.


Guided walking tour of original Richmond site with a small group
Benefit from the expertise of a local guide well-versed in the city’s history
Hear stories you’re unlikely to discover on your own
Includes audio receivers so you can hear everything easily


Historic Libby Hill Park, Scenic overlook of RVA
Tour the grounds of the oldest church in Richmond . Hear the story of Patrick's Henry's famous speech in 1774. Visit the grave markers for George Wythe and Elizabeth Poe
Stop by the scenic overlook to view and hear the story of Richmond's Capitol and Capitol Building. Hear about Richmond's growth into a major tobacco and transportation production center and the rebirth of Shockoe Bottom.
View and relive the narrative of Richmond's largest Civil War Hospital and the city's role as a major medical center in the war and after
Visit Richmond Hill (later Monte Maria) the site of numerous meetings with Jefferson, Madison and the leaders of Richmond, hear about the city's founding by William Byrd II and his dissolute son's role in its expansion.
Walk through the largest collection of Antebellum houses in the city, see the famous patchwork houses, the Shelton House, the original Historic Block created by the Scott Sisters, The Mews, and explore the grand architecture and styles of the Gilded Age.


audio recievers

Additional Information

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than a day before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than a day before the activity start time.