This is an incredible place to live and to raise a family, with many highly rated schools, clean, safe, and beautiful neighborhoods, and entertainment and recreation options. We are number 57 on Livability.com’s list of the Top Best 100 Places to Live in the US for small- and mid-size cities, and it’s easy to see why. As a homeowner here you will enjoy a variety of museums, gorgeous botanical gardens, fascinating historic sites, premium shopping, world-class restaurants, nature trails, lovely parks and outdoor areas, and many activities that your children will love.
Richmond offers a flourishing cultural community enhanced by several first-class museums and prominent universities, its own symphony, professional ballet and opera, and numerous theater companies and art galleries.
While offering easy access to the ocean, mountains and Washington, D.C., Richmond features countless pastimes at home. Trendy boutiques and restaurants, numerous sports and entertainment attractions, outdoor pursuits among one of the nation’s largest river park systems, and a treasure trove of historic landmarks provide fun times galore.
For the five million who visit each year, Richmond is increasingly recognized for many distinguished yet unheralded qualities long enjoyed by those who already live here.