Part of greater Richmond, Henrico County VA has a storied past. Have you ever been to that area of the Commonwealth State? One place you could visit is Sandston, and then there is Glen Allen, too. Richmond was actually at one point located within the county, but that was only up until the mid-1800’s. Sandston isn’t a city, but it is a great place to visit. Let’s see what things to do are in store for you as you visit Sandston and Henrico County VA.
Cold Harbor Battlefield Park is one of those places. Its location is 5515 Anderson-Wright drive. Technically in Mechanicsville, Cold Harbor Battlefield Park is all about the Civil War. People say the park is small, but it’s a nice place to visit if you want to go for a walk and check out the history in the area. You can do a drive through tour as well, and people say you get a good look at both sides of the Civil War.
The Virginia Holocaust Museum is located at 2000 East Cary Street, and there is quite a lot to see. Take the eye opening self guided tour. This is the type of attraction that you might not want to visit in some ways because it is so sad, but it’s a must see if you are in the area. There is a short video to watch, and you can go at your own pace the reviews say. Plan on the tour taking about two hours or so.
The Holocaust Museum that was just listed is technically in Richmond, so it’s right outside of Henrico County, but it’s still not far away at all. If you live in the county and are looking for fun things to do, then you know you’re going to want to head into Richmond. For example, there is also the Edgar Allen Poe Museum, and then there is the Maggie L. Walker National Hitoric Site, too.
If you head on into Richmond, you can also check out the Canal Walk and much more. Of course, there is plenty to do in Henrico County, too, and there are some exceptional restaurants in the area. Travel to this are of Virginia, and see if you don’t end up having a great vacation. It’s also an interesting area of Virginia in which to live, so check out the area of Henrico County to see what you think.